Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Sunday, May 4, 2003 at 20:08 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Sunday, May 4, 2003 at 20:08 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 46 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: May 4, 2003 20:08:46 UTC
Magnitude: 6.4
Depth: 45.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.587°S / 178.29°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.587°N / 1.71°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (26 km / 16 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
6.446 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandUSGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (43 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Oct 30, 2003 18:29
18 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 26, 2003 21:49
18 years ago
4.5

150 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 3, 2003 21:56
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 3, 2003 00:53
18 years ago
5.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2003 08:31
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2003 06:37
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2003 06:25
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2003 05:41
18 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2003 01:54
18 years ago
5.3

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 30, 2003 21:39
18 years ago
5.6

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 30, 2003 19:05
18 years ago
4.8

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 30, 2003 19:03
18 years ago
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 30, 2003 14:58
18 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 30, 2003 14:08
18 years ago
6.4

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 29, 2003 20:52
18 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 20, 2003 13:35
18 years ago
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 9, 2003 14:06
18 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 6, 2003 17:43
18 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 3, 2003 04:57
18 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 30, 2003 06:15
18 years ago
5.2

60 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 29, 2003 22:36
18 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 26, 2003 11:47
18 years ago
4.4

264 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 13, 2003 21:42
18 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 6, 2003 16:07
18 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 5, 2003 13:58
18 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 3, 2003 01:28
18 years ago
5.3

57 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 20, 2003 19:26
18 years ago
4.0

250 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 20, 2003 07:13
18 years ago
4.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 18, 2003 04:17
18 years ago
4.4

150 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 6, 2003 01:48
18 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 6, 2003 01:35
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 6, 2003 01:10
18 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 22, 2003 03:51
18 years ago
4.6

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 20, 2003 12:00
18 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 19, 2003 20:58
18 years ago
4.9

53 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 6, 2003 01:20
19 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 5, 2003 08:23
19 years ago
5.8

115 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 4, 2003 06:03
19 years ago
5.0

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 10, 2003 14:49
19 years ago
5.2

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 10, 2003 14:26
19 years ago
4.7

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 7, 2003 22:32
19 years ago
5.1

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 5, 2003 01:11
19 years ago
4.8

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 4, 2003 21:45
19 years ago
5.0

65 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore

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