A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.87 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:25:10 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005jly. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005jly. Exact location of earthquake, 179.2274° East, -34.8859° South, depth 22.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 00:25:10 / May 17, 2016 @ 12:25 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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