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Strong earthquake 6.6 mag, 136 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand

Earthquake location -31.7S, -177.5WA earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 136 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (85 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:17:03 / 5:17 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: at00pt6eof. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19167000, at00pt6eof. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 05:17:03 / June 16, 2019 @ 5:17 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near L’Esperance Rock in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5 West, latitude -31.7 South, depth = 111 km.

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 136 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.5° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.7° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 111 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 136km ESE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-16 05:17:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-16 05:28:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 670 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.534147 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 219.599982432 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pt6eof Id of event.
Event Code 00pt6eof An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt19167000,at00pt6eof, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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