A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 180 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (112 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006klg. Event ids that are associated: us10006klg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 178.9247° East, latitude -37.1118° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:18:59 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 15:18:59 / September 5, 2016 @ 3:18 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 180 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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