Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands on Thursday, 17 June 2010
Depth: 170.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.168°S / 179.719°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Kuiwai (30 km / 19 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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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 17 Jun 13:06 UTC||M 6.0 / 170.4 km||South of the Kermadec Islands||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake: South of the Kermadec Islands, 17 Jun 2010 13:06
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 18 Jul 2010 00:30 UTC| M 4.6 |231.1 km (143.6 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Details