A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 111 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (69 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1097 West, latitude -30.6937 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 11:36:01 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 23:36:01 / June 15, 2019 @ 11:36 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000449c. Event ids that are associated: us6000449c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 111 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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