A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.62 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 15:04:56 / October 19, 2020 @ 3:04 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000cc24. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc24. Exact location of event, depth 22.62 km, 179.8214° East, -33.7895° South. The temblor was detected at 15:04:56 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). 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 quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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