A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:24:50 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 19:24:50 / January 25, 2020 @ 7:24 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.38 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60007fvs. Event ids that are associated: us60007fvs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6229 West, latitude -35.4484 South, depth = 5.38 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 ten 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: East of the North Island of New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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