A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6678° West, -33.7781° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000b2tv. Event ids that are associated: us6000b2tv. Global time and date of event 17/07/20 / 2020-07-17 17:49:24 / July 17, 2020 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:49:24 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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