A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Event id: us6000cb06. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb06. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:56:39 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.2434 East, latitude -34.6877 South, depth = 157.8 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 157.8 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 20:56:39 / October 21, 2020 @ 8:56 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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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