A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.234° West, -29.9662° South. The temblor was reported at 04:29:31 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d63q. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d63q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 04:29:31 / December 25, 2020 @ 4:29 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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