A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 251 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (156 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.08 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 09:58:50 / July 2, 2017 @ 9:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us100095ut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095ut. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:50 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 13.08 km, -176.5047° West, -27.3639° South.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 251 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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