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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 210km SSE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Friday, 11 September 2015

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 210km SSE of L\'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Friday, 11 September 2015
11 Sep 09:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 11 September 2015 08:47 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2015-09-10 20:47:21 -12:00
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.2788°S / 178.3575°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (177 km / 110 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2015-09-10 20:47:21 -12:00 (11 Sep 08:47:21 UTC)M 5.0 / 9.1 km- 210km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake: 210km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand, 11 Sep 2015 08:47

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 04 Oct 2015 05:18 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    102.1 km (63.4 mi) depth
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Sep 2015 17:15 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GeoAu | Details
  • 13 Sep 2015 13:20 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    2.9 km (1.8 mi) depth
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 210km SSE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Friday, 11 September 2015

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