A earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 222.3 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:28:49 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6lg. Id of event: us6000d6lg. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.7617 West, latitude -29.4066 South, depth = 222.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/01/21 / 2021-01-08 00:28:49 / January 8, 2021 @ 12:28 am.
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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