Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Monday, 11 November 1996
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.538°S / 179.049°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Oliver-Speight (54 km / 34 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 11 Nov 00:47 UTC||M 6.2 / 33 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 11 Nov 1996 00:47
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 01 Apr 1997 14:34 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|67 km (42 mi) distance| USGS | Details