A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 181 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (112 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.9133 East, latitude -37.0814 South, depth = 10.02 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10.02 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 17:01:08 / September 1, 2016 @ 5:01 pm. The temblor was detected at 05:01:08 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10006jc0. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006jc0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 181 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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