A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 07:01:56 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/16 / 2016-08-18 19:01:56 / August 18, 2016 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006gd5. Unique identifier: us10006gd5. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1604 West, latitude -34.1215 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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