A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (99 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 18:06:29 / June 26, 2019 @ 6:06 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us700045f8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700045f8. Exact location of event, longitude -177.2946 West, latitude -31.0124 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:06:29 / 6:06 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 159 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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