A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000dcuy. Event ids that are associated: us6000dcuy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -177.6116° West, latitude -29.8152° South, depth = 35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 03:08:13 / January 21, 2021 @ 3:08 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:08:13 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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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