A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ngx. Unique identifier: us20009ngx. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.5208° West, -30.2347° South. The temblor was reported at 06:47:15 / 6:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/06/17 / 2017-06-18 18:47:15 / June 18, 2017 @ 6:47 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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