A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (101 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 19:19:23 / January 25, 2020 @ 7:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us60007fv7. Event ids that are associated: us60007fv7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -176.9916 West, latitude -30.5 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 07:19:23 / 7:19 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 162 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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