A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 143 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (89 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:11 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004wz7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wz7. Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 00:48:11 / February 4, 2016 @ 12:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6348 West, latitude -30.5407 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 143 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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