A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 03:06:17 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/09/20 / 2020-09-24 03:06:17 / September 24, 2020 @ 3:06 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c35u. Id of event: us6000c35u. Exact location of event, longitude -176.8336 West, latitude -33.6216 South, depth = 10 km.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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