A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 268 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (167 miles) on Saturday. 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 34.44 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:23:19 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -176.9599° West, -33.2123° South, depth 34.44 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 18:23:19 / June 15, 2019 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000448y. Id of event: us6000448y.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 268 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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