A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 634.7 km (394 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 23:44:39 / 11:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 634.7 km, 178.4915° East, -27.0311° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 11:44:39 / August 28, 2017 @ 11:44 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000adiy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000adiy.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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.
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