A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2068 West, latitude -32.0982 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:33:33 / 7:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000caql. Id of event: us6000caql. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/10/20 / 2020-10-16 19:33:33 / October 16, 2020 @ 7:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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