A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us7000aayp. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aayp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:20:15 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0281° West, latitude -33.3742° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 19:20:15 / June 18, 2020 @ 7:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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