Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 13 November 1957
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.784°S / 179.165°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (47 km / 29 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1014 joules (98.6 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 84802 tons of TNT or 5.3 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 13 Nov 17:22 UTC||M 6.5 / 30 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.5 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 13 Nov 1957 17:22
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 09 Mar 1958 10:22 UTC| M 6.2 |43.3 km (26.9 mi) depth|79 km (49 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Sunday, 9 March 1958