Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1163 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 16:22 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 321 km depth
19 Jan 16:34 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 11 minutes.
Depth: 321.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.79905°S / 179.74783°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 31.799°N / 0.252°E↗
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (54 km / 34 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.1||321 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 15 Mar 2019 13:05 UTC| M 4.3 |300.9 km (187 mi) depth|12 km (7 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details