Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 08:58 GMT
Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 400 km depth
8 Sep 09:15 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 17 minutes.
|Date & time||Sep 8, 2019 08:58:01 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||31.5206°S / 179.75027°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||31.521°N / 0.25°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Volcano W (65 km / 40 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Estimated seismic energy released||6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.0||400 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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