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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013
Date & time: Fri, 11 Oct 21:24:58 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, October 11, 2013 21:24:58
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 146.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7519°S / 178.4388°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (26 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Oct 2013
Fri, 11 Oct 21:25 UTCM 6.2 / 184 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
Fri, 11 Oct 21:24 UTCM 6.2 / 132 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Fri, 11 Oct 21:24 UTCM 6.1 / 145 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
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Auckland / MMI IV (Light shaking): It was so long.. I came home at 10pm. Felt it at about 10:30pm to 10:40 then at about midnight for at least 10 minutes... light shaking, like my wife is rolling on the bad

 

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