A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c2cm. Id of event: us6000c2cm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 00:17:34 / September 29, 2020 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8772 West, latitude -33.5653 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:17:34 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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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