A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (99 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 23:34:08 / 11:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 11:34:08 / June 24, 2019 @ 11:34 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000456p. Event ids that are associated: us6000456p. Exact location, longitude -177.3775° West, latitude -30.8424° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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