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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Friday, 8 December 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Friday, 8 December 2017

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Friday, 8 December 2017
Dec 8 02:36: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 85.1 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 8 December 2017 02:09 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.796°S / 178.648°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (94 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 8 Dec 2017
Fri, 8 Dec 02:09 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmKERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Fri, 8 Dec 02:09 UTCM 6.2 / 10.2 kmKermadec Islands, New Zealand [Sea: New Zealand]INGV
Fri, 8 Dec 02:09 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km- 74km NNE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS

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(918.7 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I felt shaking on the bus and thought it was just the bus but now I think it might have been the earthquake but I'm not shore (via app)

 

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