Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 392 km east of Auckland, New Zealand, on Monday, 5 February 2018 at 09:25 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 2 km depth
Date & time: 5 Feb 2018 09:25:18 UTC
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5°S / 178.8°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble II West (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
268 km (167 mi) N of Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
358 km (222 mi) N of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
389 km (242 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
391 km (243 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (244 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
404 km (251 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
406 km (252 mi) E of Whangarei (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
733 km (455 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
461 km (287 mi) NNE of North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||2 km||OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z.||EMSC|
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