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WorldEarthquake: 6.4 quake felt near Ngunguru, New Zealand

10:55  19 june  2019
10:55  19 june  2019 Source:   latimes.com

Tsunami warning after massive 7.4 earthquake hits the Kermadec Islands - north of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean

Tsunami warning after massive 7.4 earthquake hits the Kermadec Islands - north of New Zealand in the Pacific Ocean A tsunami warning has been issued for parts of the Pacific after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck the Kermadec Islands region. New Zealand's civil defence are currently working to assess the threat on a local level. If a tsunami does hit New Zealand, it is not predicted to arrive for at least another two hours. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii issued a statement warning a tsunami threat exists more urgently for parts of the Pacific located closer to where the earthquake took place. The quake struck at about 9am (AEST) near the Kermadec Islands region - about midway between Auckland and Tonga.

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+ A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck an arc of islands off New Zealand on Sunday, and the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said it may cause only minor sea level changes in some coastal areas. READ MORE: 2 dead after powerful earthquake , tsunami hits near Christchurch, New Zealand .

Earthquake: 6.4 quake felt near Ngunguru, New Zealand© Mapbox

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake was reported Wednesday morning at 12:01 a.m. Pacific time 563 miles from Ngunguru, New Zealand, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was farther than 100 miles from a city.

In the last 10 days, there have been eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

Find out what to do before, and during, an earthquake near you by reading our five-step guide to coping with natural disasters.

This story was automatically generated by Quakebot, a computer application that monitors the latest earthquakes detected by the USGS. A Times editor reviewed the post before it was published. If you're interested in learning more about the system, visit our list of frequently asked questions.

Earthquake: 6.3 quake reported near La Esperanza, Panama.
A magnitude 6.3 earthquake was reported Tuesday at 10:23 p.m. Pacific time two miles from La Esperanza, Panama, the U.S. Geological Survey said. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 11 miles from Puerto Armuelles, 12 miles from La Concepcion, 24 miles from David and 24 miles from Pedregal. In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 miles. Did you feel this earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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