A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 22:18:45 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7138° West, latitude -30.9486° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us6000cquz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cquz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/11/20 / 2020-11-18 22:18:45 / November 18, 2020 @ 10:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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