A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 194 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (121 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 11:00:12 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.2206° East, latitude -37.1905° South, depth = 12.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.09 km (8 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 23:00:12 / September 5, 2016 @ 11:00 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006n3e. Unique identifier: us10006n3e.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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