A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) strikes 219 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand (136 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us200050ei. Event ids that are associated: us200050ei. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 19:28:04 / February 15, 2016 @ 7:28 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.456 East, latitude -49.0667 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 06:28:04 / 6:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 219 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand.
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