A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 118 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (73 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 15:02:38 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33.16 km, -177.9665° West, -30.7223° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.16 km (21 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 03:02:38 / June 16, 2019 @ 3:02 am. Id of earthquake: us600041a4. Event ids that are associated: us600041a4.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 118 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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