Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 20 March 2019
20 Mar 23:24 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.53831°S / 177.26094°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (196 km / 122 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 20 Mar 23:11 UTC||M 5.2 / 33 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake: New Zealand, 20 Mar 2019 23:11
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 21 Apr 2019 07:08 UTC| M 4.1 |200 km (124.3 mi) depth|7 km (4 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details
- 23 Mar 2019 08:28 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|10 km (6 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details