A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 135 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (84 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.5972 West, latitude -30.9381 South, depth = 16 km. The temblor was detected at 18:02:05 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 06:02:05 / June 17, 2019 @ 6:02 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: us600041lv. Ids that are associated to the event: us600041lv.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 135 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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