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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 15 June 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.2 quake: 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Sat, 15 Jun 22h55, which had occurred 1 hour 5 minutes earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 15 June 2019
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 62.2 to 40.0 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 15 June 2019 23:59 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.604°S / 176.545°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (151 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2*10^12 J (554 MWh / 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 15 Jun 2019
Sat, 15 Jun 23:59 UTCM 5.1 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)BMKG
Sun, 16 Jun 2019
Sun, 16 Jun 00:00 UTCM 5.3 / 33 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Jun 00:00 UTCM 4.9 / 235 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)BMKG
Sun, 16 Jun 00:00 UTCM 5.0 / 36.2 km119km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Sun, 16 Jun 00:00 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)EMSC

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