A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/06/20 / 2020-06-06 09:40:06 / June 6, 2020 @ 9:40 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000aan0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aan0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.9778° West, latitude -31.3229° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 09:40:06 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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