Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 78km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Monday, 30 September 2013

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1310 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, September 29, 2013 17:55:55

Very strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1310 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, September 29, 2013 17:55:55

Very strong magnitude 6.5 earthquake at 42 km depth

30 Sep 06:06 UTC: First to report: USGS after 10 minutes.
Date & time: Sep 30, 2013 05:55:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, September 29, 2013 17:55:55
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 42.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.8801°S / 178.3782°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.88°N / 1.622°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (98 km / 61 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.444 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
6.440 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
6.542 km78km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
6.868 kmKermadec Islands, NZGeoAu
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (21 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Mar 24, 2014 18:47
8 years ago
4.4

280 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1352 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Mar 18, 2014 11:08
8 years ago
4.5

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1389 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 26, 2014 13:18
8 years ago
3.9

304 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1229 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 21, 2014 17:51
8 years ago
5.0

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1347 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 17, 2014 01:06
8 years ago
5.6

39 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1391 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 7, 2014 16:56
8 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1388 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 7, 2014 16:56
8 years ago
5.0

7.1 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1366 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 7, 2014 13:39
8 years ago
4.4

306 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1381 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 27, 2014 11:02
8 years ago
4.0

278 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1262 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 24, 2014 22:21
8 years ago
4.4

305 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1406 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 19, 2014 09:46
8 years ago
4.3

328 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1328 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 19, 2014 00:03
8 years ago
4.5

332 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1399 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 11, 2014 11:53
8 years ago
4.8

238 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1314 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jan 11, 2014 11:53
8 years ago
4.6

207 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1288 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 10, 2013 21:39
8 years ago
4.8

118 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1294 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 10, 2013 21:31
8 years ago
4.8

85 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1336 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 1, 2013 20:14
8 years ago
4.9

38 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1331 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Oct 24, 2013 00:25
8 years ago
5.6

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1302 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Oct 11, 2013 21:24
8 years ago
6.3

147 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1320 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Oct 5, 2013 14:35
8 years ago
5.0

9.6 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1368 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Oct 4, 2013 08:31
8 years ago
5.1

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, 1321 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore

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