A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9023 West, latitude -32.8051 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 23:13:15 / February 8, 2021 @ 11:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dh3v. Id of event: us6000dh3v. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:13:15 / 11:13 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: south of the Kermadec Islands.
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