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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 18 August 2017

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION on Friday, 18 August 2017
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 50.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Fri, 18 Aug 18:52:23 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.86°S / 176.14°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (151 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 18 Aug
Fri, 18 Aug 18:52 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km- 171km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand[Map]USGS
Fri, 18 Aug 18:52 UTCM 5.2 / 45 kmKermadec Islands Region[Map]GeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 18 Sep 12:11 UTCM 5.0 / 35 km - [info] (62 km)- 130km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Sat, 7 Oct
Sat, 7 Oct 14:13 UTCM 4.9 / 10 km - [info] (114 km)- 140km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 20 Oct
Fri, 20 Oct 09:56 UTCM 5.2 / 60 km - [info] (100 km) KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND
[Map]
EMSC
Fri, 20 Oct 10:36 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (123 km)- 121km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 17 Nov
Fri, 17 Nov 05:25 UTCM 5.2 / 10 km - [info] (56 km)- 117km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Mon, 11 Dec
Mon, 11 Dec 19:16 UTCM 5.1 / 100 km - [info] (64 km)Kermadec Islands, north of NZ
I FELT IT
[Map]
GeoAu

 

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