A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 21:10:09 / June 20, 2020 @ 9:10 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.1946° West, -33.1789° South. The temblor was detected at 21:10:09 / 9:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ac31. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac31.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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