Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Tuesday, 27 December 1994
Depth: 212.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.965°S / 179.86°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Oliver-Speight (70 km / 43 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 27 Dec 17:32 UTC||M 6.4 / 212.4 km||Kermadec Islands Region||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: Kermadec Islands Region, 27 Dec 1994 17:32
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 03 Jun 1995 20:58 UTC| M 5.0 |400 km (248.5 mi) depth|55 km (34 mi) distance| USGS | Details