Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Thursday, 26 October 1950
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.785°S / 177.879°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (161 km / 100 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 26 Oct 03:49 UTC||M 6.0 / 15 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 26 Oct 1950 03:49
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Oct 1950 15:38 UTC| M 6.3 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|48 km (30 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Thursday, 26 October 1950