A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 02:55:53 / August 29, 2020 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.7032° West, latitude -33.6149° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 02:55:53 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh2g. Id of event: us7000bh2g. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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