A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 230 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (143 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us600045ra. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045ra. 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.53 West, latitude -31.0107 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 14:36:04 / June 17, 2019 @ 2:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:36:04 / 2:36 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 230 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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