Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Friday, 10 September 1999
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.831°S / 178.27°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (129 km / 80 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|
|Fri, 10 Sep 19:37 UTC||M 6.0 / 33 km||South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand), 10 Sep 1999 19:37
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 11 Sep 1999 07:16 UTC| M 4.8 |46.3 km (28.8 mi) depth|32 km (20 mi) distance| USGS | Details