A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d7q5. Id of event: us6000d7q5. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 06:25:32 / January 1, 2021 @ 6:25 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:25:32 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.5878 West, latitude -29.5276 South, depth = 10 km.
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 five and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
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