A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2226 West, latitude -33.8471 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:50:12 / 7:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aayv. Unique identifier: us7000aayv. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 19:50:12 / June 18, 2020 @ 7:50 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-one, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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