A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 63 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (39 miles). Global time and date of event 21/01/16 / 2016-01-21 08:26:21 / January 21, 2016 @ 8:26 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.14 km (73 miles). Event id: us10004g0a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g0a. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5159 West, latitude -30.9636 South, depth = 117.14 km. The temblor was detected at 20:26:21 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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