A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 299 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (186 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 07:12:08 / April 9, 2016 @ 7:12 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.55 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:08 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gj8. Id of event: us20005gj8. Exact location of event, depth 40.55 km, -176.4329° West, -26.9013° South. 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 299 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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