Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - South of Kermadec Islands on Monday, 4 December 2017
4 Dec 00:18 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.81°S / 178.72°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (115 km / 71 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 4 Dec 00:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 10 km||South of Kermadec Islands||GFZ|
|Mon, 4 Dec 00:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 98 km||SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS||EMSC|
|Mon, 4 Dec 00:08 UTC||M 5.9||South of Kermadec Islands||GeoAu|
|2017-12-03 12:08:04 -12:00 (4 Dec 00:08:04 UTC)||M 5.7 / 10 km||- 155km S of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
|Mon, 4 Dec 00:08 UTC||M 5.7 / 10 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake (1)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake: South of Kermadec Islands, 4 Dec 2017 00:08
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