A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 173 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (107 miles). Global time and date of event 21/01/20 / 2020-01-21 21:31:31 / January 21, 2020 @ 9:31 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007cds. Id of event: us60007cds. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.1363° West, -29.4975° South, depth 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:31:31 / 9:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 173 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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