A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 04:04:52 / January 17, 2021 @ 4:04 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3fe. Id of event: us7000d3fe. The temblor was detected at 04:04:52 / 4:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.7599° West, -31.2081° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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