A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 10:39:51 / September 4, 2020 @ 10:39 am. Exact location of earthquake, -178.3349° West, -32.6788° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:39:51 / 10:39 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bhrb. Event ids that are associated: us7000bhrb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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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