A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ajxd. Unique identifier: us7000ajxd. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:36:29 / 9:36 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/20 / 2020-07-01 09:36:29 / July 1, 2020 @ 9:36 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9725 West, latitude -33.9235 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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