A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 46.52 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.694° West, -33.7369° South, depth 46.52 km. Id of earthquake: us10008s2p. Event ids that are associated: us10008s2p. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 02:15:47 / May 13, 2017 @ 2:15 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:15:47 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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