A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -178.2952° West, -31.9948° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 21:26:59 / 9:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d815. Unique identifier: us6000d815. Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 21:26:59 / January 3, 2021 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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