A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (99 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4° West, latitude -30.8° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: at00ptc3is. Ids that are associated to the event: pt19170000, at00ptc3is. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 07:01:40 / June 19, 2019 @ 7:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near L’Esperance Rock in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:01:40 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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