A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 211 km WSW of Riverton, New Zealand (131 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:07:29 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.1 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 31.1 km, 165.6496° East, -47.3344° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 04:07:29 / February 23, 2021 @ 4:07 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000dkb5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkb5.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 211 km WSW of Riverton, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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