A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 95 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (59 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 09:57:23 / June 17, 2019 @ 9:57 am. The temblor was reported at 21:57:23 / 9:57 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600041p8. Unique identifier: us600041p8. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9444° West, -31.1607° South, depth 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 95 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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