Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Sunday, 28 March 1982
Depth: 79.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.485°S / 178.66°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (56 km / 35 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 28 Mar 03:52 UTC||M 6.0 / 79 km||Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), 28 Mar 1982 03:52
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 05 Jul 1982 10:35 UTC| M 5.6 |119.9 km (74.5 mi) depth|28 km (18 mi) distance| USGS | Details