A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 158 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (98 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:42:58 / 7:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.77 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude 177.5204° East, latitude -36.5205° South, depth = 22.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 22/11/17 / 2017-11-22 07:42:58 / November 22, 2017 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000bsrh. Event ids that are associated: us2000bsrh.
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 158 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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