A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 732 km NE of Whitianga, New Zealand (455 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -178.6457° West, latitude -32.1717° South, depth = 10.95 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/05/20 / 2020-05-29 20:14:52 / May 29, 2020 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:14:52 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000a24b. Id of event: us6000a24b. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.95 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 732 km NE of Whitianga, New Zealand.
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