A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 188 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (117 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/10/15 / 2015-10-03 04:14:09 / October 3, 2015 @ 4:14 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10003jy6. Unique identifier: us10003jy6. Exact location of earthquake, -178.2505° West, -33.0433° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:14:09 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 188 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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