A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 176 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (109 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.1376° West, -29.6714° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a8vd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a8vd. The temblor was picked up at 07:21:54 / 7:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/08/17 / 2017-08-16 19:21:54 / August 16, 2017 @ 7:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 176 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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