A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 31 km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (19 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us700057cp. Event ids that are associated: us700057cp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1781 West, latitude -29.4107 South, depth = 220.57 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:04:31 / 12:04 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/19 / 2019-08-23 00:04:31 / August 23, 2019 @ 12:04 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 220.57 km (137 miles).
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. 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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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