Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - , 668 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10:15 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - , 668 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10:15 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth

3 Sep 10:26 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Sep 2019 10:15:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.40475°S / 179.681°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
594 km (369 mi) N of Horoera (New Zealand)
617 km (383 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
668 km (415 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
669 km (416 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
673 km (418 mi) NE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
686 km (426 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (New Zealand) (pop: 21,400)
710 km (441 mi) NNE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
720 km (447 mi) NE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.333 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake , 668 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), 3 September 10:15 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 22 Oct 2019 01:34 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    380 km (236.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Oct 2019 16:40 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    389.2 km (241.8 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Oct 2019 16:31 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    402.8 km (250.3 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 20 Sep 2019 12:51 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    200 km (124.3 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 18 Sep 2019 03:46 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - , 668 km northeast of Auckland (New Zealand), on Tuesday, 3 September 2019 at 10:15 (GMT)
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