A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:19:35 / 1:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 13:19:35 / June 18, 2020 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5385° West, -32.4443° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aaxd. Id of event: us7000aaxd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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