A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 166 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.1916° West, -29.1955° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us600079q1. Unique identifier: us600079q1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:25:15 / 2:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 18/01/20 / 2020-01-18 02:25:15 / January 18, 2020 @ 2:25 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen 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. 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: 166 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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