A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 198 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand (123 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Auckland Island in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:00:01 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 164.0314 East, latitude -49.5461 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00oswzfz, pt17192000, us100098qm. Unique identifier: us100098qm. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 07:00:01 / July 11, 2017 @ 7:00 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 198 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand.
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