A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Te Anau in New Zealand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000aag4. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000aag4. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:20:02 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/20 / 2020-06-24 22:20:02 / June 24, 2020 @ 10:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 167.4486 East, latitude -44.6565 South, depth = 14.31 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.31 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Queenstown (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. 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: 87 km NNW of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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