A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 256 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (159 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.8759° West, latitude -33.7457° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:24:44 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 05:24:44 / June 20, 2019 @ 5:24 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us600043iz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600043iz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 256 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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