A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 180 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (112 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 04:58:36 / September 3, 2016 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.15 km (8 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:58:36 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.0424 East, latitude -37.2521 South, depth = 12.15 km. Id of earthquake: us10006jvp. Event ids that are associated: us10006jvp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 180 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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