Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, 2 August 2006 at 00:47 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 447 km depth
Date & time: 2 Aug 2006 00:47:03 UTC
Depth: 446.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.342°S / 179.57°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (131 km / 81 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||447 km||Kermadec Islands region||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Aug 2006 23:04 UTC| M 4.6 |386.3 km (240 mi) depth|31 km (19 mi) distance| USGS | Details