A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 134 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (83 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 16:05:18 / June 18, 2019 @ 4:05 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.88 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:05:18 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600042jc. Id of event: us600042jc. Exact location, longitude -177.5457° West, latitude -31.1049° South, depth = 22.88 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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