A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:21 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2888 West, latitude -33.5732 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bn2r. Id of event: us7000bn2r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/20 / 2020-09-09 11:14:21 / September 9, 2020 @ 11:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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