A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 119 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (74 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:29:42 / 1:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0954 West, latitude -30.6082 South, depth = 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 01:29:42 / June 16, 2019 @ 1:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000419q. Unique identifier: us6000419q.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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