Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 746 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Friday, 11 October 2019 at 15:18 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake  - 746 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Friday, 11 October 2019 at 15:18 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 377 km depth

11 Oct 15:22 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Oct 11 15:25: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 672.2 to 376.7 km.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2019 03:18:41 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.1
Depth: 376.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.02593°S / 179.45122°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
682 km (424 mi) NNE of Ruatoria (pop: 897)
707 km (439 mi) NE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
746 km (463 mi) NNE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
754 km (469 mi) NE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
758 km (471 mi) NE of Manukau (pop: 362,000)
772 km (480 mi) NNE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
784 km (487 mi) NNE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
800 km (497 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.1377 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake 746 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, 11 October 15:18 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 12 Nov 2019 14:22 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - 746 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Friday, 11 October 2019 at 15:18 (GMT)
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