A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2582 West, latitude -33.8512 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 30/06/20 / 2020-06-30 18:52:42 / June 30, 2020 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ajcl. Id of event: us7000ajcl. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:52:42 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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 seventeen, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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