A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 255 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (158 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us600042ax. Unique identifier: us600042ax. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 19:20:24 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 07:20:24 / June 18, 2019 @ 7:20 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1372 West, latitude -33.6407 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 255 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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