A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 70 km N of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:48:07 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 16:48:07 / June 12, 2019 @ 4:48 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us600042in. Unique identifier: us600042in. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 234.29 km (146 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0399° West, -30.8112° South, depth 234.29 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km N of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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