A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 178 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (111 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.1169 West, latitude -29.6601 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a7kv. Unique identifier: us2000a7kv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:53:33 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/08/17 / 2017-08-12 13:53:33 / August 12, 2017 @ 1:53 pm.
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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 178 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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