A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 107.66 km (67 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 14:27:17 / August 14, 2020 @ 2:27 pm. Exact location of event, depth 107.66 km, -177.9036° West, -27.091° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000bhnc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bhnc. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:27:17 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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