A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 167 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (104 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 17:55:38 / September 14, 2016 @ 5:55 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:55:38 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.263° East, latitude -37.5218° South, depth = 10.87 km. Unique identifier: us10006pix. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006pix. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.87 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 167 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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