A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 109 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (68 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jbnu. Event ids that are associated: us1000jbnu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1301 West, latitude -32.1722 South, depth = 35 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:27:04 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 02:27:04 / March 7, 2019 @ 2:27 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one 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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