A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 106 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (66 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044a6. Id of event: us600044a6. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:39:31 / 12:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.8662 West, latitude -31.807 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 00:39:31 / June 16, 2019 @ 12:39 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 106 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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