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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 14 March 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 14 March 2020

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 14 March 2020
14 Mar 10:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 9 minutes.
Mar 14 10:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.2 to 6.5.
Mar 14 10:34: Magnitude recalculated from 6.5 to 6.4.
Date & time: Saturday, 14 March 2020 10:01 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.57°S / 175.68°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Gamble (198 km / 123 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.4 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GFZ
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)EMSC
2020-03-13 22:01:17 -12:00 (14 Mar 10:01:17 UTC)M 6.3 / 10 km298km NE of Raoul Island, New ZealandUSGS
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.3 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.3 / 19 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)BMKG
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.6 / 20 kmNew Zealand [Sea]INGV
Sat, 14 Mar 10:01 UTCM 6.0 / 12 km New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (2)

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Villa Rica ga. / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), 14 Mar 2020 10:01

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
  • 28 Aug 2020 20:42 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    438.6 km (272.5 mi) depth
    |
    360 km (224 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jul 2020 12:01 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 22 Jun 2020 20:20 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    227.4 km (141.3 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 28 May 2020 09:46 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Apr 2020 18:43 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    83 km (51 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Apr 2020 01:04 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    11 km (7 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 14 March 2020
 

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