Strong mag. 6 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sat, 15 Jun 2013 23:20
Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 172 km depth
15 Jun 11:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 23:20
Depth: 172.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.895°S / 179.4551°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Brothers (114 km / 71 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 6.1||211 km||SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS||EMSC|
|M 6.0||172 km||South of the Kermadec Islands||USGS|
|M 6.0||210 km||South of Kermadec Islands||GFZ|
|M 5.8||191 km||S of Kermadec Islands||GeoAu|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean Sat, 15 Jun 2013 23:20
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Aug 2013 16:05 UTC| M 4.5 |174.4 km (108.4 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details