A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 21:20:02 / January 25, 2020 @ 9:20 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007fyp. Event ids that are associated: us60007fyp. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:02 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -179.0568° West, latitude -35.4563° South, depth = 10 km.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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