A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Event id: us6000bcku. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bcku. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 10:53:41 / August 11, 2020 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -176.7117 West, latitude -28.1755 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:53:41 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: Kermadec Islands region.
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