A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000diz9. Unique identifier: us7000diz9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:59:50 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 23:59:50 / March 12, 2021 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.5296° West, -28.6582° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands region.
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