A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 08:53:50 / November 9, 2019 @ 8:53 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.47 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:53:50 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600069na. Unique identifier: us600069na. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.4042 West, latitude -34.8069 South, depth = 20.47 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Kermadec Islands.
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