A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 115 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand (71 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000beek. Unique identifier: us7000beek. Global time and date of event 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 15:47:06 / August 28, 2020 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:47:06 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 177.1947 East, latitude -36.9168 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 115 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand.
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