Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 11:05 GMT
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 488 km depth
17 Sep 11:16 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 11 minutes.
|Date & time||Sep 17, 2019 11:05:19 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||32.0831°S / 179.82523°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||32.083°N / 0.175°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Volcano W (66 km / 41 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Estimated seismic energy released||3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.5||488 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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