A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 165 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (103 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 01:16:00 / June 18, 2019 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.3264° West, -30.8144° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000426p. Unique identifier: us6000426p. The temblor was reported at 13:16:00 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 165 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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