A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 01:22:27 / March 5, 2021 @ 1:22 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:27 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000did1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000did1. Exact location, longitude -176.9811° West, latitude -30.0004° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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