Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Thursday, 17 May 2007 at 19:29 (GMT)
Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
Depth: 40.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.658°S / 178.202°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (37 km / 23 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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|M 6.0||41 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, 17 May 19:29 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Aug 2007 05:52 UTC| M 5.1 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|47 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Details