A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 135 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:31:18 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/15 / 2015-10-24 17:31:18 / October 24, 2015 @ 5:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 307.7 km (191 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3145° West, -30.2666° South, depth 307.7 km. Id of earthquake: us10003r6y. Event ids that are associated: us10003r6y.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 135 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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