A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (89 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.77 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:15:20 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 16:15:20 / November 2, 2016 @ 4:15 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6176 West, latitude -30.5388 South, depth = 12.77 km. Unique identifier: us100073r9. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073r9.
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. 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 seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 143 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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