A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:52:42 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:52 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000dhr2. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhr2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.1615° West, latitude -29.6702° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 18:52:42 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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