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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Thursday, 15 June 2017 - information

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Thursday, 15 June 2017

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Thursday, 15 June 2017
Jun 15 00:37: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 5.9.
Date & time: Thu, 15 Jun 00:26:13 UTC
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.52°S / 177.76°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (77 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Thu, 15 Jun 00:26 UTCM 5.9 / 80 km KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Thu, 15 Jun 00:26 UTCM 5.9 / 23.6 km- 129km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Thu, 15 Jun 00:26 UTCM 5.6 / 33 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Santa Street / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Very scary
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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