A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us70004b6p. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004b6p. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.72 West, latitude -30.9806 South, depth = 12.39 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.39 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/19 / 2019-06-26 21:16:30 / June 26, 2019 @ 9:16 pm. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:16:30 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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