A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 18:45:08 / January 18, 2016 @ 6:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004fet. Unique identifier: us10004fet. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.8876° East, latitude -34.6087° South, depth = 75 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:45:08 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: South of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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