A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.1009° West, latitude -30.3865° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 01:28:59 / December 10, 2020 @ 1:28 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:28:59 / 1:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cra3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cra3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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