A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 108 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (67 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 01:54:29 / June 17, 2019 @ 1:54 am. The temblor was picked up at 13:54:29 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us600045qi. Ids that are associated to the event: us600045qi. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.0303 West, latitude -30.8064 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-six, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 108 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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