Moderate mag. 5.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, 9 September 2018 at 00:06 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.5 earthquake at 536 km depth
9 Sep 01:32 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 hour and 26 minutes.
Depth: 535.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.39422°S / 179.60851°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Monowai (249 km / 155 mi)
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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|M 5.5||536 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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Aftershocks of the 5.5 quake South Pacific Ocean 9 September 2018 00:06 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 09 Sep 2018 01:11 UTC| M 4.9 |509.1 km (316.3 mi) depth|30 km (19 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details