A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 185 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (115 miles) on Friday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:55:45 / 4:55 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 16:55:45 / September 1, 2016 @ 4:55 pm. Event id: us10006jpx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jpx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4097 East, latitude -37.3997 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 twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 185 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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