A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 129 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (80 miles). The epicenter was 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). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6707 West, latitude -30.4193 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:20:53 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009q4v. Event ids that are associated: us20009q4v. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 18:20:53 / June 28, 2017 @ 6:20 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 129 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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