A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/19 / 2019-05-23 06:57:16 / May 23, 2019 @ 6:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us60003r1c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003r1c. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3425 West, latitude -34.6983 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:16 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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