A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2055° West, latitude -31.9449° South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d2sa. Id of event: us6000d2sa. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/20 / 2020-12-25 01:20:00 / December 25, 2020 @ 1:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 01:20:00 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 region.
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