A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 222 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (138 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:12:07 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4156° West, -33.3994° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us70004617. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70004617. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 16:12:07 / June 19, 2019 @ 4:12 pm. 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 222 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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