Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands on Thursday, 25 December 2003
Depth: 34.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.954°S / 178.249°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Sonne (222 km / 138 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|
|Thu, 25 Dec 14:21 UTC||M 6.0 / 34.6 km||South of the Kermadec Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands, 25 Dec 2003 14:21
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Jan 2004 22:21 UTC| M 5.1 |60.5 km (37.6 mi) depth|17 km (11 mi) distance| USGS | Details