Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
18-26 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
12-20 Oct 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 6 March 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Mar 6 15:57: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Wed, 6 Mar 15:46:11 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.97°S / 177.79°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (132 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 6 Mar 2019
Wed, 6 Mar 15:46 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmSOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS (New Zealand)[Map]EMSC
Wed, 6 Mar 15:46 UTCM 5.9 / 95 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 6 Mar 15:46 UTCM 6.2 / 42 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)[Map]BMKG
Wed, 6 Mar 15:46 UTCM 6.4 / 29 km116km SE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Wed, 6 Mar 15:46 UTCM 6.1 / 64.7 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Glenfield (870.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
the surf / MMI VI (Strong shaking): i was pumping my wife under the surf when things starteed moving.........buubblles
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 6 Mar 15:59 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:02 UTCM 5.0 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:10 UTCM 4.5 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:16 UTCM 4.1 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:18 UTCM 4.7 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:32 UTCM 4.2 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:41 UTCM 4.5 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 16:46 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 17:22 UTCM 4.9 / 257.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 17:52 UTCM 4.5 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 18:04 UTCM 4.9 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 18:42 UTCM 4.5 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 19:09 UTCM 4.9 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 20:19 UTCM 5.9 / 7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 20:38 UTCM 4.6 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 21:42 UTCM 5.1 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 22:15 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 6 Mar 23:04 UTCM 4.6 / 246.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 2019 (18 earthquakes)
Thu, 7 Mar 00:20 UTCM 5.1 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 01:48 UTCM 4.3 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 02:27 UTCM 5.0 / 30 km - [info]SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS (New Zealand)[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Mar 05:47 UTCM 5.1 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 07:13 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 07:56 UTCM 4.2 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 09:24 UTCM 4.4 / 116.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 10:19 UTCM 4.7 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 13:02 UTCM 5.1 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 15:27 UTCM 5.8 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 15:57 UTCM 4.2 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info]South of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)[Map]GFZ
Thu, 7 Mar 16:44 UTCM 4.9 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 18:10 UTCM 4.6 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 18:59 UTCM 4.6 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 19:59 UTCM 5.0 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 21:01 UTCM 4.8 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 21:23 UTCM 5.1 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 2019 (14 earthquakes)
Fri, 8 Mar 03:05 UTCM 4.3 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 04:50 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 05:11 UTCM 4.7 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 05:26 UTCM 4.4 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 09:29 UTCM 4.1 / 100 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 09:48 UTCM 5.1 / 12 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 10:20 UTCM 5.0 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 11:57 UTCM 5.4 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 12:07 UTCM 4.9 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 12:51 UTCM 5.1 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 16:45 UTCM 4.8 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 17:09 UTCM 4.4 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 18:04 UTCM 4.5 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Mar 18:28 UTCM 4.7 / 33 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: