A shallow earthquake registered by GeoNet as M5.9 hit the Auckland Islands, New Zealand region at 02:21 UTC on May 31, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 12 km (7.4 miles). USGS and EMSC are reporting M6.2 at a depth of 0 km.
The epicenter was located 205 km (127 miles) NW of Auckland Islands, and 466.8 km (290.1 miles) SW of Bluff, New Zealand.
There is no tsunami threat for this earthquake.
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