A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.7303° West, latitude -34.6379° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007lxt. Event ids that are associated: us10007lxt. The temblor was reported at 19:19:56 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/16 / 2016-12-22 07:19:56 / December 22, 2016 @ 7:19 am UTC/GMT.
Every 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 twenty-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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