Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 15 June 1960
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.334°S / 177.698°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (150 km / 93 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 15 Jun 23:31 UTC||M 6.2 / 15 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 15 Jun 1960 23:31
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 27 Jun 1960 16:50 UTC| M 6.0 |15 km (9.3 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Monday, 27 June 1960