A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (129 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.7504 East, latitude -37.3938 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jbt. Unique identifier: us10006jbt. The temblor was detected at 04:47:12 / 4:47 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: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 16:47:12 / September 1, 2016 @ 4:47 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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