Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

Strong and shallow M6.2 earthquake hits Kermadec Islands region, New Zealand

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.

Regional seismicity

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

  1. 6.2

    156km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-21 08:37:20 (UTC)

  2. 5.3

    130km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-21 07:27:43 (UTC)

  3. 5.1

    152km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-20 21:45:06 (UTC)

  4. 4.9

    132km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-19 23:05:45 (UTC)

  5. 4.6

    107km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-19 13:49:42 (UTC)

  6. 6.4

    140km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-19 07:01:42 (UTC)

  7. 5.2

    126km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 23:59:09 (UTC)

  8. 5.2

    126km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 23:24:23 (UTC)

  9. 5.0

    128km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 23:04:38 (UTC)

  10. 5.2

    132km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 18:12:09 (UTC)

  11. 5.4

    128km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 17:21:48 (UTC)

  12. 5.9

    135km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 16:05:17 (UTC)

  13. 5.1

    121km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 04:23:54 (UTC)

  14. 5.1

    165km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-18 01:16:00 (UTC)

  15. 5.4

    151km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 16:53:03 (UTC)

  16. 4.9

    140km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 12:10:07 (UTC)

  17. 4.7

    150km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 10:47:34 (UTC)

  18. 4.9

    95km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 09:57:23 (UTC)

  19. 6.0

    135km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 06:02:05 (UTC)

  20. 4.8

    90km SE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 04:49:46 (UTC)

  21. 4.9

    106km E of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 02:05:43 (UTC)

  22. 4.9

    128km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-17 00:11:01 (UTC)

  23. 5.0

    98km SE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 23:20:01 (UTC)

  24. 4.9

    125km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 22:28:24 (UTC)

  25. 4.9

    119km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 22:20:17 (UTC)

  26. 5.5

    102km ESE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 20:58:26 (UTC)

  27. 6.3

    93km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 05:17:16 (UTC)

  28. 5.5

    119km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 03:02:39 (UTC)

  29. 5.0

    119km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 01:29:42 (UTC)

  30. 4.6

    101km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 00:12:50 (UTC)

  31. 5.0

    119km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-16 00:00:06 (UTC)

  32. 5.3

    121km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-15 23:07:24 (UTC)

  33. 7.2

    103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand

    2019-06-15 22:55:02 (UTC)

  34. 4.8

    108km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand

    2019-06-14 21:04:06 (UTC)

Featured image credit: Google, TW/SAM

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