A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 115 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (71 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.9508° East, latitude -31.1009° South, depth = 392.32 km. Unique identifier: us1000954z. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000954z. The 6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:10 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 392.32 km (244 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 07:03:10 / June 29, 2017 @ 7:03 am.
Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 115 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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