A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 146 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (91 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000bn8t. Event ids that are associated: us2000bn8t. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/17 / 2017-11-14 14:18:39 / November 14, 2017 @ 2:18 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.3784° West, latitude -31.2579° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:18:39 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter).
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-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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