A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 296 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (184 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 12:57:25 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.8698° West, -27.2889° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/07/17 / 2017-07-14 00:57:25 / July 14, 2017 @ 12:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009w6x. Id of event: us20009w6x.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 296 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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