M6.1 earthquake - 111km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand, Monday, 18 February 2013 at 12:19 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1340 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:19

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1340 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:19

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 34 km depth

18 Feb 15:50 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: Feb 18, 2013 12:19:19 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:19
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 34.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.6821°S / 178.127°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.682°N / 1.873°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (44 km / 27 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.742 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
6.134 km111km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
5.910 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
5.984 kmKermadec Islands, NZGeoAu
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Jul 16, 2013 08:36
8 years ago
4.5

41 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1312 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jul 3, 2013 15:09
8 years ago
5.3

72 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1348 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
May 22, 2013 11:35
9 years ago
4.9

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1398 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
May 19, 2013 11:02
9 years ago
4.8

7.5 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1368 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Mar 6, 2013 21:57
9 years ago
4.8

24 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1343 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 18, 2013 16:32
9 years ago
5.6

84 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1338 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore

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