A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 18:39:34 / August 7, 2020 @ 6:39 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000be02. Id of event: us6000be02. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8963 West, latitude -33.1731 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 18:39:34 / 6:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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