A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.8459 West, latitude -29.7328 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000crad. Event ids that are associated: us7000crad. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 16:51:29 / December 10, 2020 @ 4:51 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:51:29 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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