A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 119 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (74 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000418r. Unique identifier: us6000418r. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 00:00:06 / June 16, 2019 @ 12:00 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 36.15 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:00:06 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.0668 West, latitude -30.6331 South, depth = 36.15 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 119 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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