A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:49:50 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7152° West, latitude -31.952° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 12:49:50 / November 21, 2020 @ 12:49 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000cr87. Unique identifier: us6000cr87.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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