A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 161 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (100 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w1e. Id of event: us10007w1e. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:59:45 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.6965° West, latitude -30.2744° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 14:59:45 / January 29, 2017 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 161 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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