A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (64 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 07:26:24 / March 22, 2018 @ 7:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:26:24 / 7:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.7103° West, -30.1897° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d7el. Id of event: us1000d7el.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 103 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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