A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.8481 West, latitude -32.4447 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:43:03 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000aazg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aazg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 19:43:03 / June 18, 2020 @ 7:43 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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