A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 127 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (79 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:49:16 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6075° West, -30.3842° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006s0k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006s0k. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:49:16 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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