A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.6964 East, latitude -34.3103 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:16:52 / 12:16 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004iq3. Id of event: us70004iq3. Global time and date of event 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 00:16:52 / July 12, 2019 @ 12:16 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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