A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 118 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (73 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1965 West, latitude -32.3193 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 23:27:19 / September 24, 2016 @ 11:27 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:27:19 / 11:27 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sfd. Id of event: us10006sfd.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 118 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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