A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 161 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (100 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:16:37 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.3062 West, latitude -30.9369 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us700046q3. Ids that are associated to the event: us700046q3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 22:16:37 / June 20, 2019 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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