Magnitude 6.1 Earthquake Occurred in Kermadec Islands, New Zealand

- Time: 2024-02-09 at 10:57:51 UTC
              2024-02-08 at 22:57:51 GMT+12
- Location: -29.94° LAT, -177.20° LON
- Magnitude: Mw6.1
- Depth: 25 km
- Focal mechanism: Thrust Fault
- Provider: EMSC, CMT

Picture 1: Location of the magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Kermadec Islands.

The earthquake occurred in an area with HIGH seismic hazard exposure (orange alert) in our latest weekly earthquake forecast for Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on February 8, 2024.

Picture 2: Latest earthquake alert map for the Kermadec Islands, New Zealand region, posted on February 8, 2024.

There have been no reports of damage, injuries, or casualties as a result of the earthquake so far. No tsunami warning has been issued.


* The exact information about the magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the earthquake might be revised within the next few hours as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other data providers issue their reports.

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