Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - South of Kermadec Islands on Saturday, 12 September 2015
12 Sep 20:42 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.78°S / 178.11°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (237 km / 147 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sat, 12 Sep 20:32 UTC||M 5.8 / 10 km||South of Kermadec Islands||GFZ|
|2015-09-12 08:32:25 -12:00 (12 Sep 20:32:25 UTC)||M 5.7 / 10 km||- 151km SE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
|Sat, 12 Sep 20:32 UTC||M 5.8 / 10 km||SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS||EMSC|
|Sat, 12 Sep 20:32 UTC||M 6.0 / 26 km||South of Kermadec Islands||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake
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