Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 367 km east of Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday, 13 April 2018 at 13:38 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 184 km depth
Date & time: 13 Apr 2018 13:38:12 UTC
Depth: 183.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.7078°S / 178.6051°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble III (12 km / 7 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
241 km (150 mi) NNE of Te Kaha (pop: 403) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) NNE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (226 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (228 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
378 km (235 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
387 km (240 mi) E of Whangarei (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
704 km (438 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
433 km (269 mi) NNE of North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1013 joules (3.12 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 2682 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) More info
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|5.5||184 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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