A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 21:13:56 / 9:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.2794° West, -33.3142° South. Global time and date of event 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 21:13:56 / June 20, 2020 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac32. Id of event: us7000ac32.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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