A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 41.34 km (26 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:40:25 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahcp. Id of event: us7000ahcp. Exact location of event, depth 41.34 km, -177.6748° West, -29.753° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 11:40:25 / July 3, 2020 @ 11:40 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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