Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 14 April 2020 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 01:06 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at 01:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

14 Apr 01:10 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Apr 14 01:11: Magnitude recalculated from 5.9 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 33.0 km.
Apr 14 01:16: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Apr 14 01:18: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Date & time: Apr 14, 2020 01:06:45 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.53084°S / 176.10399°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.531°N / 3.896°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (158 km / 98 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.133 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
6.033 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GFZ
6.010 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)EMSC
5.910 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)BMKG
5.720 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu
6.031 km194km SE of Raoul Island, New ZealandUSGS

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Richmond 7110 (1527.9 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Bearly felt a thing. (reported through our app)  
sylhet, bangladesh / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : it was then almost 3:43 am at night...i was in my phone...suddenly i felt that the ground is shaking including.almiras& others...then i thought it could be a earthquake.  
Auckland / not felt
Torbay, Auckland, New Zealand / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Briefly vibrating windows  
Auckland / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (8 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 7, 2020 15:28
1 year 16 weeks ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 4, 2020 09:50
1 year 17 weeks ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 19, 2020 18:59
1 year 36 weeks ago
4.5

12 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 18, 2020 08:00
1 year 37 weeks ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 15, 2020 15:18
1 year 37 weeks ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 15, 2020 09:16
1 year 37 weeks ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 5, 2020 08:09
1 year 38 weeks ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Apr 18, 2020 22:18
1 year 41 weeks ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore

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