A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -179.1959° West, latitude -34.7046° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000abab. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000abab. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 11:24:23 / June 19, 2020 @ 11:24 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:23 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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