A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:11:36 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 190.54 km, -178.2624° West, -29.0706° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 08:11:36 / November 14, 2020 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000cpur. Event ids that are associated: us6000cpur. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 190.54 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand.
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