A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9456 West, latitude -31.5881 South, depth = 78.09 km. The temblor was reported at 11:23:24 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). 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 78.09 km (49 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b5xc. Id of event: us6000b5xc. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 11:23:24 / July 22, 2020 @ 11:23 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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