A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 109 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (68 miles). Unique identifier: us20004wck. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wck. The temblor was reported at 07:00:44 / 7:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 19:00:44 / February 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 369.72 km, -179.9318° West, -30.9913° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 369.72 km (230 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 109 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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