A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:21 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.53 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/08/16 / 2016-08-19 21:08:21 / August 19, 2016 @ 9:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 179.3599° East, latitude -34.9297° South, depth = 148.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ghd. Id of event: us10006ghd.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventeen 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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