A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 188 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.1152° East, -37.202° South, depth 9.52 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:35 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.52 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003uu4. Unique identifier: us70003uu4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/19 / 2019-06-03 17:24:35 / June 3, 2019 @ 5:24 pm.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 188 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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