A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (68 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:24:08 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 19:24:08 / March 21, 2019 @ 7:24 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.741 West, latitude -31.3626 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jjxm. Id of event: us1000jjxm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 110 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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