A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 130 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (81 miles). 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: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 12:11:05 / September 18, 2017 @ 12:11 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000apvj. Unique identifier: us2000apvj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.8865° West, -30.4462° South. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:11:05 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 130 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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