A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 14:19:37 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6871° West, -31.357° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/10/20 / 2020-10-17 14:19:37 / October 17, 2020 @ 2:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c8zt. Unique identifier: us6000c8zt.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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