A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (104 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -176.2651° West, -29.7716° South, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us60008a7b. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008a7b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:11:46 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 13:11:46 / March 5, 2020 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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