A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 163 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:30:23 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006jyx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jyx. Exact location of event, longitude 179.236 East, latitude -37.5434 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 13:30:23 / September 3, 2016 @ 1:30 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 163 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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