A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.534° West, -34.2657° South, depth 10 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:30:52 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hibq. Unique identifier: us2000hibq. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 07:30:52 / September 16, 2018 @ 7:30 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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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