A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004vg8. Event ids that are associated: us20004vg8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 03:02:32 / January 24, 2016 @ 3:02 am. Exact location, longitude -178.7943° West, latitude -34.5612° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:02:32 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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