A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:29:22 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9967° West, latitude -29.0756° South, depth = 261.77 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cra2. Unique identifier: us7000cra2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 261.77 km (163 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 10/12/20 / 2020-12-10 03:29:22 / December 10, 2020 @ 3:29 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand.
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