A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 150 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (93 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10007a83. Event ids that are associated: us10007a83. Exact location of earthquake, -176.873° West, -28.2558° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:54:46 / 8:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 18/11/16 / 2016-11-18 20:54:46 / November 18, 2016 @ 8:54 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 150 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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