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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 237km SE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sunday, 2 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 192km SSE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sunday, 2 February 2014

Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake  - 192km SSE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sunday, 2 February 2014
2 Feb 09:34 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Date & time: Sunday, 2 February 2014 09:26 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, February 01, 2014 21:26:37
Magnitude: 6.5
Depth: 40.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.9083°S / 177.8223°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (226 km / 140 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Saturday, February 01, 2014 21:26:37 (2 Feb 09:26:37 UTC)M 6.5 / 40.4 km192km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Sun, 2 Feb 09:26 UTCM 6.4 / 51 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGFZ
Sun, 2 Feb 09:26 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmSOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDSEMSC
Sun, 2 Feb 09:26 UTCM 6.5 / 5 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: 192km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand, 2 Feb 2014 09:26

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (35 quakes):
  • 31 Jul 2014 08:52 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Jul 2014 05:15 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    139.1 km (86.4 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Jul 2014 17:22 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 22 Jul 2014 12:28 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    162.2 km (100.8 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 Jul 2014 23:26 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    117.7 km (73.1 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (28 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 Jul 2014 15:43 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    30 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2014 07:00 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Jul 2014 06:58 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    64 km (40 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Jul 2014 06:07 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 08 Jul 2014 14:35 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Jul 2014 14:35 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Jul 2014 01:25 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    69 km (43 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Jul 2014 01:25 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Jul 2014 01:27 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2014 23:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jun 2014 16:46 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - 192km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sunday, 2 February 2014
 

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