Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Monday, 22 September 1958
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.483°S / 177.854°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (191 km / 119 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 22 Sep 19:05 UTC||M 6.3 / 30 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 22 Sep 1958 19:05
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 25 Sep 1958 15:15 UTC| M 5.4 |20 km (12.4 mi) depth|79 km (49 mi) distance| USGS | Details