A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 20:06:16 / 8:06 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 earthquake, longitude 179.7797 East, latitude -31.837 South, depth = 435.64 km. Event id: us20009xny. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xny. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 435.64 km (271 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 20:06:16 / July 18, 2017 @ 8:06 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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