A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 33 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (21 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0887 West, latitude -31.1808 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 09:22:32 / April 16, 2019 @ 9:22 am. The temblor was detected at 21:22:32 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700036yi. Ids that are associated to the event: us700036yi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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