A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.922° West, -32.8816° South. The temblor was reported at 07:42:51 / 7:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 07:42:51 / September 25, 2020 @ 7:42 am. Id of earthquake: us6000c36x. Event ids that are associated: us6000c36x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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