A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008fwy. Unique identifier: us20008fwy. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 15:34:22 / February 2, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.9863° West, -27.0828° South. The temblor was reported at 03:34:22 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands region.
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