Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1656 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on 2017-09-09 08:50:47 -12:00
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 150 km depth
9 Sep 21:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 23 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2017-09-09 08:50:47 -12:00
Depth: 149.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.7758°S / 177.578°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1656 km (1029 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) N of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) N of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||150 km||- 168km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand||USGS|
|M 4.7||1 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
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