A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us7000aaz5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aaz5. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:45:31 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 15:45:31 / June 18, 2020 @ 3:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.5802° West, -33.0145° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seventy-five, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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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