A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 17:15:17 / December 5, 2020 @ 5:15 pm. Event id: us7000cpi1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpi1. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.4097° West, -33.6553° South. The temblor was reported at 17:15:17 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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