Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, May 16, 2005 at 03:54 (GMT)

Very strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, May 16, 2005 at 03:54 (GMT)

Very strong magnitude 6.6 earthquake at 34 km depth

1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Date & time: May 16, 2005 03:54:14 UTC
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.589°S / 179.353°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 32.589°N / 0.647°E
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (26 km / 16 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1014 joules (139 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.2 x 105 tons of TNT or 7.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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6.634 kmsouth of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (47 quakes)

Date and timeMag
Depth
LocationDetails
Nov 5, 2005 13:52
16 years ago
4.8

13 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Nov 2, 2005 07:31
16 years ago
4.9

31 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 30, 2005 23:35
16 years ago
4.5

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 28, 2005 03:26
16 years ago
5.0

37 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 28, 2005 03:26
16 years ago
4.3

67 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 28, 2005 03:20
16 years ago
4.7

2.7 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 27, 2005 14:52
16 years ago
4.7

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 27, 2005 08:56
16 years ago
4.8

44 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 27, 2005 07:25
16 years ago
5.0

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 27, 2005 03:35
16 years ago
4.6

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 26, 2005 21:19
16 years ago
4.3

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 20, 2005 07:02
16 years ago
4.5

92 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 18, 2005 18:46
16 years ago
4.7

25 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 17, 2005 05:58
16 years ago
4.6

59 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 10, 2005 19:12
16 years ago
4.3

300 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Oct 9, 2005 08:55
16 years ago
4.4

106 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 3, 2005 19:25
16 years ago
4.5

35 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 2005 08:05
16 years ago
4.9

190 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 29, 2005 09:59
16 years ago
4.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 26, 2005 12:22
16 years ago
4.6

69 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 11, 2005 05:26
16 years ago
4.5

42 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Sep 5, 2005 19:13
16 years ago
3.9

371 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 30, 2005 20:01
16 years ago
4.5

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 28, 2005 06:02
16 years ago
5.0

16 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 27, 2005 05:35
16 years ago
4.4

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Aug 21, 2005 14:51
16 years ago
3.6

338 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Aug 11, 2005 00:40
16 years ago
4.4

308 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Aug 8, 2005 15:33
16 years ago
4.4

232 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Jul 30, 2005 18:00
16 years ago
3.9

450 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Jul 24, 2005 12:40
16 years ago
4.9

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 23, 2005 12:18
16 years ago
5.1

93 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 15, 2005 13:45
16 years ago
4.9

33 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 15, 2005 09:43
16 years ago
4.4

16 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 11, 2005 19:06
16 years ago
4.6

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 8, 2005 18:40
16 years ago
4.5

237 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jul 6, 2005 23:05
16 years ago
4.0

338 km
South Pacific OceanMore
Jul 5, 2005 23:46
16 years ago
5.2

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 14, 2005 17:13
16 years ago
5.1

43 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 10, 2005 22:46
16 years ago
4.5

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 6, 2005 06:10
17 years ago
4.5

86 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 3, 2005 02:51
17 years ago
4.8

59 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 1, 2005 17:11
17 years ago
5.2

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
Jun 1, 2005 13:56
17 years ago
5.1

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 22, 2005 18:57
17 years ago
4.6

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 19, 2005 00:09
17 years ago
4.7

10 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 17, 2005 10:58
17 years ago
4.7

19 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
May 16, 2005 09:59
17 years ago
5.4

41 km
South Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
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