A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8467 West, latitude -34.6235 South, depth = 44.26 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 44.26 km (28 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:05:58 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/19 / 2019-05-21 19:05:58 / May 21, 2019 @ 7:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us60003qcc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003qcc.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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