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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 198km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand on Sunday, 16 November 2014

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 182km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - 182km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20
16 Nov 22:41 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 22.0 km.
Date & time: 2014-11-16 10:33:20 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 22.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.682°S / 179.685°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (231 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
121 km (75 mi) E of Ruatoria (pop: 900)
132 km (82 mi) NE of Tokomaru (pop: 500)
143 km (89 mi) NE of Tolaga Bay (pop: 900)
177 km (110 mi) E of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
182 km (113 mi) NE of Te Karaka (pop: 600)
182 km (113 mi) NE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 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
2014-11-16 22:33:20 UTC
Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20
M 6.7 / 22 km182km NE of Gisborne, New ZealandUSGS
2014-11-16 22:33:23 UTCM 6.7 / 26 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z.GFZ
2014-11-16 22:33:20 UTCM 6.7 / 20 kmOFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z.EMSC
2014-11-16 22:33:29 UTCM 6.8 / 77 kmOff East Coast of North Island, NZGeoAu

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Chennai (India, 11691 km NW of epicenter) : i felt heavy headach (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake 182km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand, Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (872 quakes):
  • 15 May 2015 15:41 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    103.4 km (64.2 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 May 2015 06:35 UTC
    | M 1.9 |
    23.5 km (14.6 mi) depth
    |
    99 km (61 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 May 2015 05:07 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    92.2 km (57.3 mi) depth
    |
    59 km (37 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 May 2015 19:36 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12.1 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    121 km (75 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 May 2015 09:35 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    47.2 km (29.3 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 May 2015 22:22 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    109.1 km (67.8 mi) depth
    |
    106 km (66 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 May 2015 17:05 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    12.3 km (7.6 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 May 2015 15:01 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    79.1 km (49.2 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (80 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 May 2015 15:33 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    8.9 km (5.5 mi) depth
    |
    120 km (75 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 May 2015 15:12 UTC
    | M 1.7 |
    34.5 km (21.4 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (80 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 May 2015 02:33 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    20.9 km (13 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 May 2015 02:17 UTC
    | M 2.5 |
    51.9 km (32.2 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (40 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 May 2015 23:35 UTC
    | M 1.6 |
    23.3 km (14.5 mi) depth
    |
    133 km (83 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 May 2015 10:45 UTC
    | M 2.2 |
    35.9 km (22.3 mi) depth
    |
    123 km (76 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 May 2015 09:48 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    138.1 km (85.8 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 08 May 2015 18:46 UTC
    | M 1.8 |
    12.6 km (7.8 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 182km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Monday, November 17, 2014 10:33:20

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