A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 137 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (85 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 178.7222 East, latitude -37.554 South, depth = 43.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 12:14:27 / April 9, 2018 @ 12:14 pm. The temblor was reported at 00:14:27 / 12:14 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000dwvs. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwvs. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.55 km (27 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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