Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Tuesday, 27 January 1976 at 15:01 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 47 km depth
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.469°S / 176.828°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (108 km / 67 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|M 5.4||47 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 27 January 15:01 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 05 Feb 1976 12:03 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|18 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details