A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 188 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (117 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007cmc. Unique identifier: us10007cmc. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:38 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.0434° East, -37.1256° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/11/16 / 2016-11-27 00:18:38 / November 27, 2016 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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