A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 130 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (81 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.5986° West, -31.0646° South. The temblor was picked up at 19:27:43 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 07:27:43 / June 21, 2019 @ 7:27 am. Event id: us6000443w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000443w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 130 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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