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

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 172 km south of Sunday Island, New Zealand, on 2019-06-15 10:55:02 -12:00

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 172 km south of Sunday Island, New Zealand, on 2019-06-15 10:55:02 -12:00

Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 34 km depth

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: Jun 15, 2019 22:55:02 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 (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.805°N / 1.905°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (123 km / 76 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
7.234 km103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
7.310 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
7.210 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandEMSC
7.451 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu
7.331 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG

User reports for this quake (18)

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Auckland, NZ / not felt
Nadi, Ba, Western (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  
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  
Waitakere (953 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
near Singapore, SG.01 (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 fo  
Napier / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I could fell it when I was playing on my Xbox  
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt :   
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)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1012 quakes)

  • 16 Jun 2021 05:33 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    192 km (119.3 mi) depth
    |
    184 km (114 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 Jun 2021 01:44 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    165 km (102 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Jun 2021 19:02 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    160 km (100 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jun 2021 12:19 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    264.3 km (164.2 mi) depth
    |
    220 km (136 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 14 Jun 2021 20:08 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    209.1 km (129.9 mi) depth
    |
    214 km (133 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Jun 2021 17:45 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    323.9 km (201.3 mi) depth
    |
    73 km (45 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Jun 2021 02:38 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    235.4 km (146.3 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Jun 2021 15:52 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    284.3 km (176.7 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jun 2021 11:51 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    466.8 km (290.1 mi) depth
    |
    234 km (145 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jun 2021 07:26 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    734.7 km (456.5 mi) depth
    |
    228 km (141 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 Jun 2021 02:34 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    115 km (71.5 mi) depth
    |
    202 km (125 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 Jun 2021 16:37 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    144 km (89 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 08 Jun 2021 10:04 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    147 km (91 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 06 Jun 2021 14:30 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    7.7 km (4.8 mi) depth
    |
    100 km (62 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jun 2021 04:51 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    213 km (132 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 05 Jun 2021 17:14 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    350.8 km (218 mi) depth
    |
    222 km (138 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
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