A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 130 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (81 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6656 West, latitude -30.917 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:36:47 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 16:36:47 / June 17, 2019 @ 4:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600045rf. Id of event: us600045rf.
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-four, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 130 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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