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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Thursday, 7 March 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Thursday, 7 March 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Thursday, 7 March 2019
Mar 7 16:54: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 6.0.
Date & time: Thursday, 7 March 2019 16:29 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.42°S / 178.42°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (102 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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
Thu, 7 Mar 2019
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 5.7 / 60 kmSOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS (New Zealand)EMSC
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 5.6 / 40 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)GeoAu
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 5.3 / 156 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)BMKG
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 5.7 / 33 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Mar 16:29 UTCM 5.7 / 27.4 km134km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
South Kermadec (94.9 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking)
London, uk (353.7 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Mangonui / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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