Friday, 21 June 2019

Another earthquake swarm hits New Zealand's L'Esperance Rock with 56 high magnitude quakes including 6 major quakes (mag 6 or higher) in just 6 days

USGS

A magnitude 6.2 - 156km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand is the 6th major quake in the area in the last 6 days with one being a massive magnitude 7.2 on Wednesday.
The last 6 days have seen an earthquake swarm of 56 quakes some as large as mag 5.9 and 5.8 as well as the 6 major quakes (mag 6 or higher).
Meanwhile, the Pacific Ring Of Fire has been very busy in the last 7 days recording 9 major quakes, (mag 6 or higher) with the biggest being the massive mag 7.2 NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand
A total of 10 major quakes have occurred in June so far with all of them recorded along the Pacific Ring Of Fire.
68 major quakes have been recorded so far in 2019, with only 8 of them outside the Pacific Ring Of Fire.

Major Quakes

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