A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 10:26:52 / 10:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.66 km (21 miles). Event id: us6000a5u9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a5u9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 33.66 km, -178.1738° West, -31.347° South. Global time and date of event 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 10:26:52 / May 27, 2020 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six 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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