A major earthquake magnitude 7.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 706 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (439 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Opotiki in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00qc4gz1. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qc4gz1, pt20170001. The temblor was reported at 12:49:40 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -177.2° West, -33.5° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 12:49:40 / June 18, 2020 @ 12:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. There are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 706 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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