Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Thursday, April 17, 1919 at 11:22 (GMT)
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Major magnitude 7.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.418°S / 178.11°W↗ (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.418°N / 1.89°E↗
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (42 km / 26 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1015 joules (1106 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 9.5 x 105 tons of TNT or 59.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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|7.2||35 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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