A 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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