A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.72 km (17 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000d21s. Event ids that are associated: us7000d21s. The temblor was picked up at 09:01:34 / 9:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8932° West, latitude -30.8371° South, depth = 26.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 09:01:34 / January 12, 2021 @ 9:01 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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