Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Tuesday, 30 January 1996
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.921°S / 178.298°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (129 km / 80 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, 30 Jan 22:29 UTC||M 6.4 / 33 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.4 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 30 Jan 1996 22:29
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 31 Jan 1996 06:19 UTC| M 5.4 |20.1 km (12.5 mi) depth|33 km (21 mi) distance| USGS | Details