A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 90 kilometers (56 miles) from Gisborne in New Zealand. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 11:16:36 / May 14, 2019 @ 11:16 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70003kxm. Unique identifier: us70003kxm. Exact location of earthquake, 178.395° East, -39.4104° South, depth 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:16:36 / 11:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Event epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Gisborne (c. 34 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gisborne.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km SSE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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