A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 116 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (72 miles). Event id: us20005z6d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005z6d. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9551 West, latitude -30.3143 South, depth = 29.06 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:55:17 / 10:55 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/05/16 / 2016-05-30 10:55:17 / May 30, 2016 @ 10:55 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.06 km (18 miles). 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 116 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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