A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqe1. Id of event: us7000aqe1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 01:20:10 / July 12, 2020 @ 1:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3778 West, latitude -33.3337 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:20:10 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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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