A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (66 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 14:05:43 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us600041k2. Event ids that are associated: us600041k2. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 02:05:43 / June 17, 2019 @ 2:05 am. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.7934° West, -31.2926° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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