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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 11 July 2005

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 11 July 2005
Date & time: Monday, 11 July 2005 23:06 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.001°S / 176.322°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rakahore (109 km / 68 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 11 Jul 23:06 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)USGS
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User reports for this quake

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand), 11 Jul 2005 23:06

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (13 quakes):
  • 07 Jan 2006 00:13 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    47.6 km (29.6 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 06 Jan 2006 23:16 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    18.8 km (11.7 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2005 11:39 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Dec 2005 09:29 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Nov 2005 18:41 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    49.8 km (30.9 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 23 Sep 2005 00:09 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    36.3 km (22.6 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 02 Sep 2005 21:46 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    350 km (217.5 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 19 Aug 2005 09:18 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    49.2 km (30.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 30 Jul 2005 09:23 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    38.3 km (23.8 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 2005 02:17 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    14.5 km (9 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 2005 07:43 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 12 Jul 2005 01:57 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jul 2005 23:17 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 11 July 2005

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