A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 129 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (80 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003mjg. Event ids that are associated: us10003mjg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/15 / 2015-10-09 17:34:50 / October 9, 2015 @ 5:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8709 West, latitude -32.2054 South, depth = 7.96 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:34:50 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.96 km (5 miles).
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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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: 129 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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