A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (9 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003rbc. Event ids that are associated: us10003rbc. Exact location, longitude -177.7541° West, latitude -29.2741° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/10/15 / 2015-10-25 14:58:57 / October 25, 2015 @ 2:58 pm. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:58:57 / 2:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 14 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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