A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000d6ey. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d6ey. Exact location of earthquake, -176.2211° West, -28.2635° South, depth 7.12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.12 km (4 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:40:16 / 4:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 16:40:16 / December 27, 2020 @ 4:40 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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