Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Thursday, 29 June 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 07:03 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 07:03 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 424 km depth

29 Jun 07:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 7 minutes.
Jun 29 07:29: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 389.0 to 406.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 406.0 to 424.0 km.
Date & time: 29 Jun 2017 07:03:13 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 424.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.95°S / 179.85°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (72 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
717 km (446 mi) NE of Russell (New Zealand) (pop: 839)
719 km (447 mi) NE of Ngunguru (Whangarei, New Zealand) (pop: 1,360)
727 km (452 mi) NE of Kerikeri (Far North District, New Zealand) (pop: 5,650)
730 km (454 mi) NE of Kaeo (Far North District, New Zealand) (pop: 508)
738 km (458 mi) NE of Waimate North (New Zealand) (pop: 2,800)
739 km (459 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
745 km (463 mi) NE of Ruakaka (Whangarei, New Zealand) (pop: 2,920)
746 km (464 mi) NE of Taipa (Far North District, New Zealand) (pop: 1,730)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 6.0424 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Kermadec Islands Region 29 June 07:03 UTC

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 07:03 (GMT)
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