A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:58:49 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/20 / 2020-07-02 22:58:49 / July 2, 2020 @ 10:58 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9755 West, latitude -33.7747 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ak5h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ak5h.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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