A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8ik. Unique identifier: us6000c8ik. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:09:33 / 2:09 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/10/20 / 2020-10-15 14:09:33 / October 15, 2020 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.902° West, -31.1781° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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