A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 23:20:55 / October 11, 2020 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:20:55 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c8j5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8j5. Exact location of event, longitude -177.2072 West, latitude -29.4635 South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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