Great mag. 8.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Tuesday, 1 May 1917
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.08°S / 176.461°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (209 km / 130 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1017 joules (34970 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 3 x 107 tons of TNT or 1880.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 1 May 18:26 UTC||M 8.2 / 15 km||Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 8.2 quake: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), 1 May 1917 18:26
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 17 Apr 1919 11:22 UTC| M 7.2 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|174 km (108 mi) distance| USGS | Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Thursday, 17 April 1919