A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000benc. Id of event: us6000benc. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 05:25:33 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:25:33 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.7994° West, -31.7351° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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