A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 00:14:28 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 00:14:28 / June 21, 2020 @ 12:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.7909 West, latitude -33.7997 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000afn3. Unique identifier: us6000afn3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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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