A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 17:05:10 / September 2, 2020 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:05:10 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 90.18 km (56 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.5986° West, latitude -32.458° South, depth = 90.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bgpy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgpy.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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