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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag strikes near L’Esperance Rock in New Zealand

Earthquake location -31.1049S, -177.5457WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.5457° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.1049° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 134km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-18 16:05:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-18 16:31:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 518 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.883 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600042jc Id of event.
Event Code 600042jc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600042jc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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