A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 12:39:42 / February 4, 2017 @ 12:39 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 260.21 km (162 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kfs. Id of event: us20008kfs. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:39:42 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 178.9215° East, -33.9057° South, depth 260.21 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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