A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:19 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/20 / 2020-06-20 10:39:19 / June 20, 2020 @ 10:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1701° West, -33.6832° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us7000ac26. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ac26. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-four, in the past 30 days eighty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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