A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (77 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us6000449d. Event ids that are associated: us6000449d. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8938 West, latitude -30.7233 South, depth = 40.81 km. The temblor was reported at 11:58:50 / 11:58 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 23:58:50 / June 15, 2019 @ 11:58 pm. 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 40.81 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 124 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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