A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.9901° West, -34.6258° South, depth 27.92 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/18 / 2018-04-11 08:37:44 / April 11, 2018 @ 8:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:37:44 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.92 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxxy. Id of event: us2000dxxy.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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