A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 291 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (181 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -178.6034° West, -34.0461° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 22:47:11 / September 28, 2017 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aw90. Unique identifier: us2000aw90. The temblor was detected at 10:47:11 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 291 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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