A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 253 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (157 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.16 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:22:53 / 11:22 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006suy. Event ids that are associated: us70006suy. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4968 West, latitude -33.6889 South, depth = 38.16 km. Global time and date of event 31/12/19 / 2019-12-31 11:22:53 / December 31, 2019 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 253 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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