A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/06/17 / 2017-06-27 14:43:20 / June 27, 2017 @ 2:43 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us100096pq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100096pq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.668° West, -34.263° South, depth 10 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:43:20 / 2:43 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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