A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 22:58:57 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000b8si. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b8si. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0705 West, latitude -33.1444 South, depth = 10 km. 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). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 22:58:57 / July 28, 2020 @ 10:58 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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