A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 13:38:03 / July 18, 2020 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000aqv9. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqv9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9495 East, latitude -32.3796 South, depth = 197.25 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:38:03 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 197.25 km (123 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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