Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Friday, 28 October 2005 at 03:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Friday, 28 October 2005 at 03:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 37 km depth

Date & time: 28 Oct 2005 03:26:44 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 36.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.603°S / 178.715°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (85 km / 53 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
646 km (401 mi) NNE of Ruatoria (pop: 897)
729 km (453 mi) ENE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
732 km (455 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
735 km (457 mi) NNE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
760 km (472 mi) NE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
762 km (473 mi) NE of Manukau (pop: 362,000)
767 km (476 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
793 km (493 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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M 5.037 kmsouth of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) 28 October 03:26 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands (New Zealand) on Friday, 28 October 2005 at 03:26 (GMT)
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