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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 10 September 2018 - information

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 10 September 2018

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 10 September 2018
10 Sep 04:27 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Sep 10 04:32: Magnitude recalculated from 6.9 to 7.0.
Date & time: Monday, 10 September 2018 04:18 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.85°S / 179.18°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (0 km / 0 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1015 joules (554 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 4.8 x 105 tons of TNT or 29.8 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
Mon, 10 Sep 04:18 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ
Mon, 10 Sep 04:19 UTCM 6.9 / 111.1 km- 61km SW of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Mon, 10 Sep 04:18 UTCM 7.0 / 130 km SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDSEMSC

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15 Holland St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Shaking lasted for around 20 seconds on 7th floor of my apartment building
Philadelphia PA (13325.2 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : I was laying in my bed and felt it start shaking. I thought I was having a paranormal experience but I confirmed it must have been an earthquake because my mother also experienced the shaking.

Aftershocks of the 7.0 quake: Kermadec Islands Region, 10 Sep 2018 04h18

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List of recorded aftershocks, latest first (421 quakes):
  • 17 Aug 2020 06:35 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    443.4 km (275.5 mi) depth
    |
    115 km (72 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Aug 2020 18:43 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    358.2 km (222.6 mi) depth
    |
    62 km (38 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Aug 2020 08:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    306.2 km (190.3 mi) depth
    |
    54 km (34 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Aug 2020 09:47 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    260.5 km (161.9 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 Aug 2020 20:17 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    333.6 km (207.3 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (73 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 08 Aug 2020 06:15 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 05 Aug 2020 15:44 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    492.5 km (306 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 05 Aug 2020 03:14 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Aug 2020 19:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    406.8 km (252.8 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (46 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Aug 2020 10:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    150 km (93.2 mi) depth
    |
    125 km (78 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Aug 2020 09:19 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 16:15 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    134 km (83 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 11:39 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    452.8 km (281.4 mi) depth
    |
    110 km (69 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 11:36 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jul 2020 06:04 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    128 km (80 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 28 Jul 2020 05:35 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    438.3 km (272.3 mi) depth
    |
    44 km (27 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Monday, 10 September 2018
 

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