A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 119 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (74 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 00:07:58 / June 16, 2019 @ 12:07 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600044a8. Event ids that are associated: us600044a8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:07:58 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1063 West, latitude -30.6029 South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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