A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 282 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (175 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005y38. Event ids that are associated: us20005y38. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:09:51 / 1:09 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 event in UTC/GMT: 26/05/16 / 2016-05-26 13:09:51 / May 26, 2016 @ 1:09 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9837 West, latitude -33.8579 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 282 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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