A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 190 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (118 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 17:14:05 / September 1, 2016 @ 5:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.76 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:14:05 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.0063° East, -37.0443° South, depth 13.76 km. Unique identifier: us10006jd4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jd4.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 190 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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