A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 17:06:49 / November 26, 2020 @ 5:06 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 17:06:49 / 5:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cl78. Unique identifier: us7000cl78. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3419 West, latitude -30.6787 South, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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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