A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) strikes 298 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (185 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -175.6847 West, latitude -27.4196 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 10:01:17 / March 14, 2020 @ 10:01 am. Unique identifier: us60008fl8. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008fl8. The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:01:17 / 10:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 298 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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