A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 117 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:18:27 / 12:18 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600045qg. Unique identifier: us600045qg. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 00:18:27 / June 17, 2019 @ 12:18 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.6716° West, -31.3009° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 117 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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