A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 17:05:47 / June 18, 2020 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.338° West, latitude -33.2611° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000aay8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aay8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:05:47 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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