A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (65 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.926° West, -31.8884° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jb8z. Id of event: us1000jb8z. The temblor was detected at 03:59:01 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 15:59:01 / March 6, 2019 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 105 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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