A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 83 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:20:29 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0085° West, -32.1828° South, depth 11.15 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jtr. Id of event: us70007jtr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 10:20:29 / February 6, 2020 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.15 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 83 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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