A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 119 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (74 miles). 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). Unique identifier: us600041hv. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041hv. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:17 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 22:20:17 / June 16, 2019 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.7102° West, -31.0905° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 119 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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