A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 101 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (63 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:50 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600041b2. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041b2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 00:12:50 / June 16, 2019 @ 12:12 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0073 West, latitude -30.9338 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 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: 101 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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