A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.3825° East, latitude -33.9253° South, depth = 206.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 206.1 km (128 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008wnn. Event ids that are associated: us10008wnn. The temblor was detected at 09:21:12 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 21:21:12 / May 24, 2017 @ 9:21 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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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