Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Off the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand on Friday, 13 August 1993
Depth: 95.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.989°S / 178.51°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble III (27 km / 17 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Fri, 13 Aug 11:02 UTC||M 6.3 / 95.2 km||Off the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: Off the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand, 13 Aug 1993 11:02
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Aug 1993 01:30 UTC| M 5.6 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|24 km (15 mi) distance| USGS | Details