A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:19:06 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 04:19:06 / July 12, 2020 @ 4:19 am. Exact location, longitude -177.9436° West, latitude -33.8364° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqe6. Id of event: us7000aqe6.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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