A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/20 / 2020-07-08 20:42:57 / July 8, 2020 @ 8:42 pm. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:42:57 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000ap1i. Event ids that are associated: us7000ap1i. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -178.5538° West, -31.6741° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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