A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 166 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (103 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 13:15:51 / November 24, 2016 @ 1:15 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007c33. Unique identifier: us10007c33. The temblor was detected at 01:15:51 / 1:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.6018° West, latitude -32.9146° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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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