Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 16 May 2009 at 01:05 (GMT)
Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 50 km depth
Depth: 50.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.388°S / 177.977°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (106 km / 66 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 5.2||50 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 16 May 01:05 UTC
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 May 2009 03:21 UTC| M 5.0 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|22 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details