A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 116 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (72 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 14:40:43 / June 19, 2019 @ 2:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7267 West, latitude -31.138 South, depth = 16.86 km. Id of earthquake: us7000460k. Event ids that are associated: us7000460k. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.86 km (10 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:40:43 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fourty-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-four, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 116 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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