A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 115 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1415 West, latitude -30.6206 South, depth = 35 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 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 23:04:06 / June 15, 2019 @ 11:04 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000449g. Unique identifier: us6000449g. The temblor was picked up at 11:04:06 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter).
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 115 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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