A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -175.8069° West, -29.6595° South, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:24:23 / 10:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 22:24:23 / January 24, 2021 @ 10:24 pm. Unique identifier: us6000ddpf. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddpf. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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