A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.3947° West, -34.9515° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 21:03:02 / July 21, 2017 @ 9:03 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:03:02 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a1dc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1dc.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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