A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/19 / 2019-07-12 07:30:34 / July 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am. Id of earthquake: us70004iu9. Event ids that are associated: us70004iu9. The temblor was reported at 19:30:34 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4817 East, latitude -34.2653 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: South of the Kermadec Islands. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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