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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
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)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2*10^15 J (554 GWh / 4.8*10^5 tons of TNT / 29.8 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
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 kmSOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDSEMSC

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"I felt it" reports:
15 Holland St, Te Aro, Wellington, New Zealand / MMI IV (Light shaking): Shaking lasted for around 20 seconds on 7th floor of my apartment building
Philadelphia PA (13325.2 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): 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.
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