Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 722 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Thursday, 4 July 2019 at 02:46 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - 722 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Thursday, 4 July 2019 at 02:46 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 386 km depth

4 Jul 02:55 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
Jul 4 03:01: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 5.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 380.0 to 386.1 km.
Date & time: 4 Jul 2019 02:46:47 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 386.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.51599°S / 179.74184°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
700 km (435 mi) NNE of Hicks Bay (Gisborne District)
709 km (441 mi) NE of Paihia (pop: 1,940)
717 km (445 mi) NE of Kerikeri (Far North District) (pop: 5,650)
722 km (449 mi) NE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
725 km (450 mi) NE of Whitianga (Thames-Coromandel District) (pop: 3,370)
726 km (451 mi) NE of Ruakaka (Whangarei) (pop: 2,920)
727 km (452 mi) NE of Waimate North (pop: 2,800)
750 km (466 mi) NNE of Whangamata (Thames-Coromandel District) (pop: 4,250)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.7386 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tijuana / Light shaking (MMI IV)
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Aftershocks of the 5.7 quake 722 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 4 July 02:46 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (4 quakes):
  • 27 Aug 2019 19:06 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    243.3 km (151.2 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Aug 2019 01:02 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    316.5 km (196.7 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 27 Jul 2019 06:54 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    444 km (275.9 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Jul 2019 19:06 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - 722 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Thursday, 4 July 2019 at 02:46 (GMT)
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