A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 07:17:41 / July 12, 2019 @ 7:17 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:17:41 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70004iti. Unique identifier: us70004iti. Exact location, longitude 179.5179° East, latitude -34.2684° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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