A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 157 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (98 miles). 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: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 19:18:32 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:18 pm. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:32 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006jf5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jf5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.7066 East, latitude -37.2249 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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