A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 114 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (71 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006tpm. Event ids that are associated: us10006tpm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6886 West, latitude -30.2864 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 01:34:03 / September 29, 2016 @ 1:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:34:03 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 114 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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