A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 102 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (63 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:49:01 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ddyd. Unique identifier: us1000ddyd. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.84 km (14 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7014 West, latitude -30.1718 South, depth = 21.84 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 00:49:01 / April 4, 2018 @ 12:49 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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