A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (91 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -177.488° West, -30.9041° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:50:16 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004459. Unique identifier: us60004459. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 08:50:16 / June 21, 2019 @ 8:50 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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