A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -178.037 West, latitude -32.9233 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahfl. Id of event: us7000ahfl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 16:39:51 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:39:51 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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