A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000d356. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d356. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:21:34 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/01/21 / 2021-01-16 02:21:34 / January 16, 2021 @ 2:21 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 95.71 km (59 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5172 West, latitude -31.0961 South, depth = 95.71 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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