A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ac35. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac35. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3605 West, latitude -33.3546 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:48:20 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 21:48:20 / June 20, 2020 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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