A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.5677° West, -32.7553° South, depth 14.97 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.97 km (9 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:34:36 / 4:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000b6w1. Event ids that are associated: us6000b6w1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/20 / 2020-07-27 16:34:36 / July 27, 2020 @ 4:34 pm. 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 four, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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