A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (45 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 15:42:41 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9139° West, -29.9286° South. Global time and date of event 03/05/19 / 2019-05-03 03:42:41 / May 3, 2019 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70003g3h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003g3h.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 73 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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