Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 28 February 2019
28 Feb 01:54 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 24 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.20376°S / 175.20592°W (New Zealand)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1013 joules (4.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3788 tons of TNT or 0.2 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 28 Feb 01:29 UTC||M 5.6 / 12 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake (1)
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new zealand geonet / Violent shaking (MMI IX)
Aftershocks of the 5.6 quake: New Zealand, 28 Feb 2019 01:29
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