A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bpgc. Unique identifier: us7000bpgc. Global time and date of event 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 21:44:25 / September 13, 2020 @ 9:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.7984° West, -32.7091° South, depth 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:44:25 / 9:44 pm (local time epicenter).
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 eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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