A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Global time and date of event 23/01/21 / 2021-01-23 01:29:57 / January 23, 2021 @ 1:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 76.56 km (48 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.4283 West, latitude -33.2933 South, depth = 76.56 km. The temblor was picked up at 01:29:57 / 1:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dczy. Unique identifier: us6000dczy.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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