A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ac39. Unique identifier: us7000ac39. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:28:46 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.1168° West, -33.8826° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 23:28:46 / June 20, 2020 @ 11:28 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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