A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 102 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (63 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:58:26 / 8:58 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.8513° West, -31.636° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 20:58:26 / June 16, 2019 @ 8:58 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041gb. Id of event: us600041gb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 102 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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