Magnitude 5.3 Moderate Earthquake Hits 86 Miles North-East of Raoul Island, New Zealand

A shallow earthquake of magnitude 5.3 struck 86 miles north-east of Raoul Island, New Zealand, at a depth of 35 km, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. An earthquake of this magnitude is considered to be moderate.

The temblor occurred at May 15, 2019 at 02:09:00 PM UTC. USGS reports that this quake event was manually reviewed.

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For updates on this quake, please visit the USGS Event Page.

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