A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3817 West, latitude -31.4182 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/12/20 / 2020-12-02 18:24:44 / December 2, 2020 @ 6:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 18:24:44 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cn2y. Id of event: us7000cn2y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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