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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Saturday, 15 June 2019 - information

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 103km NE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Saturday, 15 June 2019

Major mag. 7.2 earthquake  - 103km NE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Saturday, 15 June 2019
15 Jun 23:01 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 35.0 km.
Jun 15 23:34: Magnitude recalculated from 7.4 to 7.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 35.0 to 34.4 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 15 June 2019 22:55 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-06-15 10:55:02 -12:00
Magnitude: 7.2
Depth: 34.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.8051°S / 178.0945°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (123 km / 76 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 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
2019-06-15 10:55:02 -12:00 (15 Jun 22:55:02 UTC)M 7.2 / 34.4 km103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Sat, 15 Jun 22:54 UTCM 7.3 / 10 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
Sat, 15 Jun 22:54 UTCM 7.2 / 10 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandEMSC
Sat, 15 Jun 22:55 UTCM 7.4 / 51.1 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu
Sat, 15 Jun 22:55 UTCM 7.3 / 31 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG

User reports for this quake (18)

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Auckland, NZ / not felt
1519 km NNW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom / not felt : House was quiet last night, two pens next to each other rattled together momentarily. I thought that's odd, probably a big truck driving by, but no sound of a truck outside. I thought to myself somewhat whimsically ' must be an earthquake'... catch the news this morning and well what do you know. Would be interested to know to what extent it was confirmed by seismograph readings here in the UK. Respect to those P waves- damn they're fast!
Auckland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it
Auckland / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
Napier (1621.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Strong shaking (MMI VI) (reported through our app)
Istanbul / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Çeşme, Turkey / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : I felt it in Cesme, Turkey
953 km SW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
8956.3 km W of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Te Puke (1389.5 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Strong here, but I bet the bitch in Hamilton who enjoys slagging off others about earthquakes, reports it (reported through our app)
San Francisco / not felt : Hi my name is dina Davis and I am concerned about the earthquake in tsunami warning is we go have a big earthquake and why it so early and we not ready for the earthquake in tsunami yet just the world not change yet I'd we go have the earthquake tell the end of the year like 2020 and I hope so you could email [email protected] and contact me 14084498500 I would like to talk too you it's very important
Napier / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I could fell it when I was playing on my Xbox
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Без тряски и какой либо вибрации, Я спал когда получил Ваше сообщение, проснулся, непочувствовал, землетрясение очень сильное. М.7.+, берегите себя и своих близких, оставайтесь пожалуйста в безопастности. Вам большое спасибо.))),!!!
Auckland / not felt
woodside (1957.2 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Napier (New Zealand, 1047 km SW of epicenter) : just made my hanging lights sway.didnt feel it. (reported through EMSC)
Whitianga (New Zealand, 882 km SW of epicenter) : Very weak. (reported through EMSC)

Aftershocks of the 7.2 quake: 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand, 15 Jun 2019 22:55

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (550 quakes):
  • 05 Oct 2020 00:34 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Oct 2020 14:36 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    298.2 km (185.3 mi) depth
    |
    171 km (106 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Oct 2020 09:50 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    156 km (97 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Oct 2020 07:43 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    217.8 km (135.3 mi) depth
    |
    89 km (55 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 23:03 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    330.7 km (205.5 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 17:15 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    539.4 km (335.2 mi) depth
    |
    191 km (119 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Oct 2020 08:16 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (57 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 01 Oct 2020 15:50 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    475.6 km (295.5 mi) depth
    |
    215 km (133 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Sep 2020 01:25 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    310.4 km (192.9 mi) depth
    |
    202 km (125 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Sep 2020 23:46 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    179 km (111 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Sep 2020 14:47 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    283.6 km (176.2 mi) depth
    |
    230 km (143 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Sep 2020 10:39 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    235 km (146 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Sep 2020 02:32 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    285.5 km (177.4 mi) depth
    |
    71 km (44 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Aug 2020 13:06 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    21.1 km (13.1 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 28 Aug 2020 22:17 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    225.8 km (140.3 mi) depth
    |
    215 km (134 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Aug 2020 23:55 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    139 km (86 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • Show all

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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Saturday, 15 June 2019
 

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