A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:23:33 / 7:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9902 West, latitude -33.3928 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000aays. Event ids that are associated: us7000aays. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 19:23:33 / June 18, 2020 @ 7:23 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-eight, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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