A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhsc. Id of event: us7000dhsc. The temblor was reported at 21:41:49 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 21:41:49 / March 4, 2021 @ 9:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.7248° West, -27.4074° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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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