A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000diws. Event ids that are associated: us7000diws. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4694 West, latitude -30.2246 South, depth = 21.38 km. The temblor was detected at 17:51:15 / 5:51 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.38 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 17:51:15 / March 12, 2021 @ 5:51 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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