A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (127 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -175.8123 West, latitude -29.0607 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:57:31 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/18 / 2018-03-25 07:57:31 / March 25, 2018 @ 7:57 am. Unique identifier: us1000d8u2. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d8u2.
Each 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 twenty-four 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.
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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 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: 204 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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