A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/10/15 / 2015-10-02 00:35:40 / October 2, 2015 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10003n9b. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003n9b. The temblor was reported at 12:35:40 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.466° West, latitude -33.9609° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Kermadec Islands.
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