A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 121 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (75 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000449f. Id of event: us6000449f. Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 23:30:03 / June 15, 2019 @ 11:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:30:03 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.0327° West, latitude -30.6332° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-seven, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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