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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 22 December 2016

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 22 December 2016
Dec 22 07:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.6.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.5 to 50.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 22 Dec 07:19:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 50.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.6093°S / 178.4375°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Rumble III (164 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 22 Dec 2016
Thu, 22 Dec 07:19 UTCM 5.5 / 10 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGFZ
Thu, 22 Dec 07:20 UTCM 5.3 / 80 km SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDSEMSC
Thu, 22 Dec 07:19 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km- South of the Kermadec IslandsUSGS
Thu, 22 Dec 07:20 UTCM 5.1 / 32 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGeoAu

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