A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 145 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (90 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 15:43:06 / February 6, 2017 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.59 km (21 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:06 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hya. Unique identifier: us20008hya. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.6678 East, latitude -37.3645 South, depth = 33.59 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 145 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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