Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1239 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 07:03 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 430 km depth
29 Jun 22:53 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 16 hours.
Date & time: 29 Jun 2017 07:03:12 UTC
Depth: 430.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.018°S / 179.856°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (78 km / 48 mi)
Primary data source: GeoAu (Geoscience Australia )
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.8||430 km||Kermadec Islands Region||GeoAu|
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- 29 Jun 2017 07:03 UTC| M 6.0 |424 km (263.5 mi) depth|29 km (18 mi) distance| GFZ | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Thursday, 29 June 2017 at 07:03 (GMT)