A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.9772° West, latitude -33.3296° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 15:06:16 / June 18, 2020 @ 3:06 pm. Event id: us6000ae7q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ae7q. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:06:16 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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