A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 140.62 km (87 miles). Unique identifier: us2000brzx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000brzx. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:05:13 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.0425 East, latitude -34.5788 South, depth = 140.62 km. Global time and date of event 20/11/17 / 2017-11-20 20:05:13 / November 20, 2017 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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