A major earthquake with magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 104 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (65 miles). 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 7.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:55:02 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.99 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000417i. Event ids that are associated: at00pt5wzj, us6000417i, pt19166001. Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 22:55:02 / June 15, 2019 @ 10:55 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 34.99 km, -178.0765° West, -30.8171° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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