A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 98 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041id. Id of event: us600041id. The temblor was picked up at 11:20:01 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.0891° West, latitude -31.9954° South, depth = 28.04 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 23:20:01 / June 16, 2019 @ 11:20 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.04 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 98 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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