A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 125 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us600041h4. Unique identifier: us600041h4. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:28:24 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.665 West, latitude -31.0452 South, depth = 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time and date of event 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 22:28:24 / June 16, 2019 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 125 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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