A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.2 hit Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand at 08:37 UTC on June 21, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 35 km (21.7 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.2 at a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles).
The epicenter was located 922 km (573 miles) NE of Ngunguru and 942 km NE of Whangarei, New Zealand.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
Earthquakes registered in the area since June 14
This is the 34th moderate to strong earthquake to hit the region since June 14, including M7.2, M6.3 and M6.4.
Data source USGS
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