A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us7000ab9z. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ab9z. The temblor was detected at 05:14:07 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9472° West, latitude -33.1952° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 05:14:07 / June 19, 2020 @ 5:14 am.
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 eighty, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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