A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 142 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (88 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 00:30:22 / June 15, 2017 @ 12:30 am. Exact location, longitude -177.7316° West, latitude -30.5432° South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:30:22 / 12:30 pm (local time epicenter). 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: us20009nun. Unique identifier: us20009nun.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 142 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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