A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (60 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ha3q. Id of event: us2000ha3q. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 03:56:05 / September 7, 2018 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:56:05 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0038° West, latitude -30.1363° South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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