Shallow M6.4 earthquake hits west of Macquarie Island

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A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit west of Macquarie Island at 13:17 UTC on June 4, 2022. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.3 at a depth of 10 km.

The epicenter was located 1635.9 km (1016.5 miles) S of Geeveston, Tasmania, Australia.

There are no people living within 100 km (62 miles).

There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.

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