A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us6000d5s0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5s0. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/20 / 2020-12-23 03:57:02 / December 23, 2020 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -175.5639 West, latitude -27.6732 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:57:02 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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