A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 30.15 km, -179.3724° West, -34.8686° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30.15 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:34:14 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000he2j. Id of event: us2000he2j. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 17:34:14 / September 13, 2018 @ 5:34 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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