A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/21 / 2021-02-04 00:50:59 / February 4, 2021 @ 12:50 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.8408 West, latitude -33.3572 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:50:59 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dgpd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dgpd.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: south of the Kermadec Islands. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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