A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 04:38:06 / June 24, 2020 @ 4:38 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5544° West, -33.7741° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:38:06 / 4:38 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000afrg. Id of event: us7000afrg.
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 fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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