A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 197 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (122 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.138° East, -37.0874° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jew. Unique identifier: us10006jew. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:59:18 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 18:59:18 / September 1, 2016 @ 6:59 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 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: 197 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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