A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 177 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -176.152° West, latitude -29.7505° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:11:35 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000899n. Event ids that are associated: us6000899n. Global time and date of event 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 09:11:35 / March 4, 2020 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 177 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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