A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 208 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (129 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -176.8656 West, latitude -27.624 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 04:52:45 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095pp. Id of event: us100095pp. The temblor was detected at 16:52:45 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter).
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 fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 208 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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