A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 128 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (80 miles) on Tuesday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:38 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6554 West, latitude -30.9858 South, depth = 42.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600042r9. Id of event: us600042r9. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/19 / 2019-06-18 23:04:38 / June 18, 2019 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.57 km (26 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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: 128 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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