A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 145 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (90 miles). Id of earthquake: us200050ti. Event ids that are associated: us200050ti. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6173 West, latitude -30.5519 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:44:24 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 07:44:24 / February 17, 2016 @ 7:44 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 145 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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