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Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND on Sunday, 20 July 2014

Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND on Sunday, 20 July 2014

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.8 quake: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Mon, 23 Jun 19h19, which had occurred 4 weeks earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake  - KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND on Sunday, 20 July 2014
Jul 20 07:10: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.6.
Date & time: Sunday, 20 July 2014 04:18 UTC
Magnitude: 5.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.95°S / 177.25°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (100 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1*10^13 J (3.12 GWh / 2682 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 20 Jul 2014
Sun, 20 Jul 04:18 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Sun, 20 Jul 04:18 UTCM 5.5 / 10 km90km SE of Raoul Island, New ZealandUSGS

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