A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 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: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 21:22:32 / March 5, 2021 @ 9:22 pm. Unique identifier: us7000diiw. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000diiw. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.2467° West, -29.6378° South. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:22:32 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and five, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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