Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 11 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 13 January 2019 at 14:33 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 12 km depth
13 Jan 14:48 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 14 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Jan 2019 14:33:55 UTC
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.57692°S / 179.35864°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (83 km / 52 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||12 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Opotiki / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 06 Feb 2019 03:54 UTC| M 5.3 |100 km (62.1 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details