Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 19:51 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 378 km depth
16 May 20:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 9 minutes.
Depth: 377.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.15382°S / 179.0665°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 32.154°N / 0.934°E
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (35 km / 22 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.1||378 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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