Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1252 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Friday, 18 May 2018 at 04:51 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 244 km depth
18 May 05:02 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 18 May 2018 04:51:06 UTC
Depth: 244.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.12°S / 179.21°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (16 km / 10 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.1||244 km||Kermadec Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.9||244 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.9||262 km||- 78km NW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
|M 5.6||268 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
|M 5.4||2 km||Kermadec Islands Region||GeoAu|
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