A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (56 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:49:46 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 04:49:46 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:49 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -178.1408° West, -31.9239° South. Id of earthquake: us600041la. Event ids that are associated: us600041la. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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