A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 kilometers (50 miles) from Queenstown in New Zealand on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 167.8712° East, -44.5556° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 10:35:28 / August 12, 2019 @ 10:35 am. The temblor was picked up at 22:35:28 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us600053z3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053z3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Queenstown.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km NW of Queenstown, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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