A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 61 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (38 miles). Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 13:19:23 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.5245° West, latitude -29.7098° South, depth = 27.66 km. The temblor was detected at 01:19:23 / 1:19 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007pct. Unique identifier: us60007pct. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.66 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 61 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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