A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:53:07 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9594 East, latitude -31.8191 South, depth = 372.28 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006c1y. Unique identifier: us10006c1y. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/16 / 2016-08-08 13:53:07 / August 8, 2016 @ 1:53 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 372.28 km (231 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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