A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh5g. Unique identifier: us7000bh5g. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.13 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 13:06:31 / August 30, 2020 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5144 West, latitude -30.2118 South, depth = 21.13 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:06:31 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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