- South Pacific Ocean, 1312 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, July 15, 2013 20:36:30
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 41 km depth
16 Jul 11:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 38 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Monday, July 15, 2013 20:36:30
Depth: 40.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.8499°S / 178.3963°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (38 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1312 km (815 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||41 km||80km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
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