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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, Kermadec Islands region

Earthquake location -28.6676S, -176.8768WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:01:42 / 4:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.006 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/06/24 / 2024-06-02 04:01:42 / June 2, 2024 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.8768 West, latitude -28.6676 South, depth = 40.006 km. Event id: us7000mqzi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mqzi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.8768° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -28.6676° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.006 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kermadec Islands region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-02 04:01:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-08 01:41:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.087 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mqzi Id of event.
Event Code 7000mqzi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mqzi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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