Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1091 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 9 September 2018 at 01:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 289 km depth
9 Sep 23:58 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 22 hours.
Depth: 288.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.54943°S / 179.63173°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (89 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1091 km (678 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
400 km (248 mi) SSW of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) SSW of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||289 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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