A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.055 West, latitude -33.1849 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000aay1. Unique identifier: us7000aay1. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:44:42 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 15:44:42 / June 18, 2020 @ 3:44 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: south of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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