A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.75 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/18 / 2018-08-27 14:39:13 / August 27, 2018 @ 2:39 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000h8qv. Unique identifier: us2000h8qv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.0477 West, latitude -31.6108 South, depth = 38.75 km. The temblor was reported at 14:39:13 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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