A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (75 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.18 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:07:24 / 11:07 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 23:07:24 / June 15, 2019 @ 11:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35.18 km, -178.0369° West, -30.6244° South. Unique identifier: us6000418n. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000418n. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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