A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 144 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004wyx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wyx. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6897° West, -30.5576° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 00:07:46 / February 4, 2016 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 12:07:46 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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