A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 133 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (83 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:54:42 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004zbe. Unique identifier: us20004zbe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 16:54:42 / February 10, 2016 @ 4:54 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9244 East, latitude -32.0921 South, depth = 422.22 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 422.22 km (262 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 133 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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