A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 112 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles). Global time and date of event 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 06:31:11 / March 31, 2018 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.7086° West, latitude -30.2709° South, depth = 21.77 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:31:11 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.77 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dbtx. Id of event: us1000dbtx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 112 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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