A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 194 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (121 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:12 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 11:38:12 / March 19, 2017 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.79 km (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008t5r. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008t5r. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.9844 West, latitude -33.1835 South, depth = 13.79 km.
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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