A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 140 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (87 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044sr. Id of event: us600044sr. Exact location of event, longitude -177.555 West, latitude -30.9241 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:52:12 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 06:52:12 / June 23, 2019 @ 6:52 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 140 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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