A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:12:52 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 04:12:52 / June 19, 2020 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000ab9n. Event ids that are associated: us7000ab9n. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.6748° West, -32.4784° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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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