Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Thursday, 15 January 1976 at 02:05 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.849°S / 176.673°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Hinetapeka (112 km / 70 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.3||33 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 15 January 02:05 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 15 Jan 1976 19:25 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|12 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details