A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.03 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/20 / 2020-12-21 03:00:51 / December 21, 2020 @ 3:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.4504° West, latitude -33.2033° South, depth = 1.03 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d5ey. Event ids that are associated: us6000d5ey. The temblor was detected at 03:00:51 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter).
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 four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: south of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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