A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 283 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (176 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzmt. Unique identifier: us2000dzmt. Exact location of earthquake, 178.467° East, -35.5833° South, depth 168.98 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 13:38:11 / April 13, 2018 @ 1:38 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 168.98 km (105 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:38:11 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 283 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand.
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