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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - South of Kermadec Islands on Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - South of Kermadec Islands on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Date & time: Wed, 16 May 17:22:19 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 51.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.86°S / 179.59°W
Nearest volcano: Brothers (167 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
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Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 18 May
Fri, 18 May 01:45 UTCM 6.0 / 10 km - [info] (248 km)South of Kermadec Islands
[Map]
GFZ
(646.2 km WSW from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Tue, 29 May
Tue, 29 May 20:42 UTCM 4.6 / 424.1 km - [info] (158 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 1 Jun
Fri, 1 Jun 04:52 UTCM 5.7 / 10 km - [info] (166 km)South of Kermadec Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 16 Jun
Sat, 16 Jun 06:32 UTCM 5.3 / 10 km - [info] (165 km)South of Kermadec Islands
[Map]
GFZ
Sat, 23 Jun
Sat, 23 Jun 05:04 UTCM 4.1 / 33 km - [info] (168 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Jun
Mon, 25 Jun 10:59 UTCM 4.9 / 16 km - [info] (188 km) SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS[Map]EMSC
Sat, 21 Jul
Sat, 21 Jul 02:07 UTCM 4.5 / 35 km - [info] (192 km)- 278km S of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand
[Map]
USGS
Tue, 11 Sep
Tue, 11 Sep 03:41 UTCM 4.6 / 130.6 km - [info] (154 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Sep
Fri, 14 Sep 15:16 UTCM 3.7 / 100 km - [info] (152 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Sep
Sun, 16 Sep 00:01 UTCM 4.5 / 100 km - [info] (243 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 25 Sep
Tue, 25 Sep 19:41 UTCM 5.0 / 33 km - [info] (126 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 26 Sep
Wed, 26 Sep 15:19 UTCM 4.0 / 121.5 km - [info] (171 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 26 Sep 15:29 UTCM 4.2 / 120 km - [info] (171 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 16 Oct
Tue, 16 Oct 22:43 UTCM 4.4 / 100.5 km - [info] (258 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
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