A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 20.31 km, -177.8417° West, -30.6212° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.31 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:34:36 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/21 / 2021-01-05 14:34:36 / January 5, 2021 @ 2:34 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000d09n. Event ids that are associated: us7000d09n.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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