A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 154 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (96 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:45:06 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 21:45:06 / June 20, 2019 @ 9:45 pm. Unique identifier: us600043ya. Ids that are associated to the event: us600043ya. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3589 West, latitude -31.0062 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 154 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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