A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0218 West, latitude -34.2804 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:44:20 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 13:44:20 / September 20, 2018 @ 1:44 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hhjs. Unique identifier: us2000hhjs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: South of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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