Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1148 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 at 20:06 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 342 km depth
18 Jul 20:38 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 32 minutes.
Date & time: 18 Jul 2017 20:06:22 UTC
Depth: 341.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.0932°S / 179.3493°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (31 km / 19 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||342 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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