A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 192 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (119 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -176.8325° West, latitude -30.7334° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 23:00:22 / June 21, 2019 @ 11:00 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us600044ig. Ids that are associated to the event: us600044ig. The temblor was reported at 11:00:22 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 192 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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