A earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.62 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000e7qq. Id of event: us1000e7qq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:45:31 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.4162 West, latitude -34.551 South, depth = 10.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/05/18 / 2018-05-18 01:45:31 / May 18, 2018 @ 1:45 am.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: South of the Kermadec Islands.
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