A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.27 km (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.05 West, latitude -28.6365 South, depth = 179.27 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:46:40 / 12:46 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000bh4t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bh4t. Global time and date of event 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 00:46:40 / August 13, 2020 @ 12:46 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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