A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9096° West, -33.4358° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:26:33 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000aayq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aayq. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 19:26:33 / June 18, 2020 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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