Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, January 1, 2020 at 00:45 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 331 km depth
1 Jan 00:50 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 330.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.38127°S / 179.50232°E (international territory)
Antipode: 31.381°N / 0.498°W
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (135 km / 84 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.4||331 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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