A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 17:01:54 / September 5, 2016 @ 5:01 pm. Exact location, longitude 179.3321° East, latitude -37.11° South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:01:54 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006km2. Event ids that are associated: us10006km2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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