A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:28:41 / 2:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 14:28:41 / July 12, 2020 @ 2:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000aqer. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aqer. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4875 West, latitude -33.4521 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ninety-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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, 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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