A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 150 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (93 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt19166001, at00pt5wzj. Id of event: at00pt5wzj. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4° West, -31° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near L’Esperance Rock in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:54:55 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 22:54:55 / June 15, 2019 @ 10:54 pm.
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Each year there are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 150 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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