Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 25 May 2020 at 17:09 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 25 May 2020 at 17:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 305 km depth

25 May 17:15 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 392.8 to 305.2 km.
Date & time: 25 May 2020 05:09:30 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 305.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.04235°S / 179.45374°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (34 km / 21 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0305 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake New Zealand 25 May 17:09 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 07 Jun 2020 15:19 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    415.4 km (258.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Jun 2020 12:41 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    365.6 km (227.2 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 25 May 2020 at 17:09 (GMT)
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