A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 188 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (117 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:49:47 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006jpa. Event ids that are associated: us10006jpa. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.0631° East, -37.1457° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 16:49:47 / September 1, 2016 @ 4:49 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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