A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 183 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (114 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude 179.0199° East, latitude -37.1761° South, depth = 35 km. Global time and date of event 27/04/19 / 2019-04-27 18:10:48 / April 27, 2019 @ 6:10 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003d2b. Unique identifier: us70003d2b. The temblor was picked up at 06:10:48 / 6:10 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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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: 183 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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