A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Waiouru in New Zealand. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000g1m9. Unique identifier: us2000g1m9. The epicenter was at a depth of 83.05 km (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:43:57 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/07/18 / 2018-07-10 21:43:57 / July 10, 2018 @ 9:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 175.4375 East, latitude -39.3893 South, depth = 83.05 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). The epicenter was 109 km (67 miles) from Palmerston North (c. 76 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmerston North, Hawera, Taupo (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 22 km WNW of Waiouru, New Zealand.
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