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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Sunday, 16 June 2019 - information

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Sunday, 16 June 2019 at 05:17 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.2 quake 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand, 2019-06-15 10:55:02 -12:00, which had occurred 6 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Sunday, 16 June 2019 at 05:17 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 25 km depth

16 Jun 05:26 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 25.0 km.
Date & time: 2019-06-16 05:17:15 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.99°S / 178.08°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (110 km / 68 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 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
2019-06-16 05:17:15 UTCM 6.2 / 25 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
2019-06-16 05:17:16 UTC
2019-06-15 17:17:16 -12:00
M 6.3 / 35 km93km ENE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
2019-06-16 05:17:15 UTCM 6.3 / 27 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)EMSC
2019-06-16 05:17:13 UTCM 6.2 / 47 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)BMKG
2019-06-16 05:17:09 UTCM 6.2 / 33 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
2019-06-16 05:17:13 UTCM 6.3 / 37.7 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu

User reports for this quake (4)

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Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt : Не почувствовал и не ощущал, всё тихо и спокойно, сильное землетрясение М.6.+, пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопастности, берегите себя и своих близких. Большое Вам спасибо.))),!!!
1482.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : The house creaked and I thought we were going to have a big one where I live. Nz is a hot spot for quakes.
kolkata / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1939.9 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Sunday, 16 June 2019 at 05:17 (GMT)

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