A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 181 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (112 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.4917° West, -32.5456° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006shr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006shr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 04:28:37 / September 25, 2016 @ 4:28 am. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:37 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 181 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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