A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). 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: 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 07:14:19 / September 20, 2018 @ 7:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:14:19 / 7:14 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000h3a8. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3a8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.0813° West, latitude -34.7799° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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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