A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/08/20 / 2020-08-05 03:14:51 / August 5, 2020 @ 3:14 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.9718° West, -32.458° South, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:14:51 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000bcp2. Event ids that are associated: us6000bcp2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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