A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (81 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5594° West, -30.4129° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 21:09:04 / April 18, 2020 @ 9:09 pm. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:09:04 / 9:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zja. Id of event: us70008zja.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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