Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - , 528 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 16:06 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - , 528 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 16:06 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 May 16:15 UTC: First to report: GeoAu after 9 minutes.
Date & time: 11 May 2019 04:06:11 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.915°S / 179.885°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Brothers (95 km / 59 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
367 km (228 mi) NE of Ruatoria (Gisborne District, New Zealand) (pop: 897)
456 km (284 mi) NE of Gisborne (New Zealand) (pop: 34,300)
469 km (292 mi) NE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
498 km (310 mi) NE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
525 km (326 mi) NE of Manukau City (Auckland, New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
528 km (328 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
538 km (334 mi) NE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
540 km (335 mi) NE of Waitakere (Auckland, New Zealand) (pop: 208,100)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.310 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGeoAu
M 5.91 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake , 528 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), 11 May 16:06 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - , 528 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Saturday, 11 May 2019 at 16:06 (GMT)
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