Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1042 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 16 December 2018 at 06:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 365 km depth
16 Dec 06:42 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 365.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.0215°S / 179.68861°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (139 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1042 km (647 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||365 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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