A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:53:52 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 23:53:52 / February 4, 2021 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0131 West, latitude -31.6158 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dgq5. Event ids that are associated: us6000dgq5.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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