A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 139 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (86 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:12 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 04:39:12 / June 16, 2019 @ 4:39 am UTC/GMT. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044al. Id of event: us600044al. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.429° West, -31.3923° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 139 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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