A shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit the Kermadec Islands region at 01:06 UTC on April 14, 2020. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.
The epicenter was located 1 014 km (630 miles) S of 'Ohonua, Tonga and 1 041 km (647 miles) NE of Whakatane, New Zealand.
There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).
There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
The USGS issued a green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.
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