A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (30 miles). Unique identifier: us2000a5ic. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5ic. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/08/17 / 2017-08-07 13:24:04 / August 7, 2017 @ 1:24 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -178.5278° West, -31.7425° South. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:24:04 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three and in the last 365 days fourty-five 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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