A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 12:38:24 / July 18, 2016 @ 12:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20006gqt. Unique identifier: us20006gqt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:38:24 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.08 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4604 West, latitude -31.704 South, depth = 26.08 km.
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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