A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (98 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5247 West, latitude -30.6464 South, depth = 19.35 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 17:10:38 / March 11, 2017 @ 5:10 pm. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:10:38 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100088f7. Unique identifier: us100088f7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.35 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 157 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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