A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 07:16:06 / August 30, 2020 @ 7:16 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bh62. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh62. The temblor was detected at 07:16:06 / 7:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.1413° West, latitude -33.3812° South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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