A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.0757° West, -28.8145° South. Global time and date of event 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 16:17:46 / January 6, 2021 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:17:46 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d66j. Unique identifier: us6000d66j.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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