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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Sunday, 30 April 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Sunday, 30 April 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.0 to 20.0 km.
Date & time: Sun, 30 Apr 12:22:45 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.13°S / 175.96°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (236 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 30 Apr
Sun, 30 Apr 12:22 UTCM 5.2 / 4.6 km- 235km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Sun, 30 Apr 12:22 UTCM 5.3 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region[Map]GFZ
Sun, 30 Apr 12:22 UTCM 5.0 / 27 kmKermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sun, 30 Jul 21:01 UTCM 5.2 / 61 km - [info] (62 km)Kermadec Islands Region
[Map]
GeoAu
Sun, 30 Jul 21:15 UTCM 5.0 / 163 km - [info] (155 km)Kermadec Islands Region
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 12 Aug
Sat, 12 Aug 13:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 km - [info] (180 km)- Kermadec Islands region
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 14 Aug
Mon, 14 Aug 07:33 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (161 km)- 159km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 14 Aug 17:41 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (179 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 15 Aug
Tue, 15 Aug 05:07 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info] (170 km)- 168km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Wed, 16 Aug
Wed, 16 Aug 19:21 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (178 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 18 Aug
Fri, 18 Aug 18:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (151 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION
[Map]
EMSC

 

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