A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35.83 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35.83 km, -178.1868° West, -29.7482° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 16:40:47 / August 4, 2020 @ 4:40 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:40:47 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000bbye. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bbye.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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