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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 170km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand on Thursday, 1 September 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.0 quake: OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z. on Thu, 1 Sep 16h37, which had occurred 3 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 170km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand on Thursday, 1 September 2016
Date & time: Thursday, 1 September 2016 19:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2016-09-02 07:48:50 +12:00
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.516°S / 179.3168°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (175 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 1 Sep 2016
Thu, 1 Sep 19:48 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmOFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z.EMSC
Thu, 1 Sep 19:48 UTCM 5.2 / 35 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.ZGeoAu

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