- South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, 15 November 2003 at 10:13 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.542°S / 179.114°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (53 km / 33 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1315 km (817 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||33 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Nov 2003 13:34 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details