Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Saturday, 31 January 1976 at 09:16 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 55 km depth
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.253°S / 177.418°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (49 km / 30 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.0||55 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, 31 January 09:16 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 09 Mar 1976 10:16 UTC| M 5.1 |72 km (44.7 mi) depth|13 km (8 mi) distance| USGS | Details