A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 245 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (152 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -176.2526 West, latitude -27.598 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgn6. Unique identifier: us1000jgn6. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:53:33 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 17:53:33 / March 15, 2019 @ 5:53 pm.
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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 245 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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