Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1142 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 27 September 2017 at 21:59 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 293 km depth
27 Sep 22:05 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 27 Sep 2017 21:59:53 UTC
Depth: 292.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.1189°S / 179.4522°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (39 km / 24 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||293 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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