Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near the Kermadec Islands


Earthquake location -33.3776S, -178.6434WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, south of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 04:59:54 / June 19, 2020 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6434° West, -33.3776° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000ab9w. Unique identifier: us7000ab9w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:54 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: south of the Kermadec Islands.

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