Mag. 4.8 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Sunday, 3 May 1987 at 11:02 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 62 km depth
Depth: 62.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.05°S / 177.413°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Putoto (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
787 km (489 mi) SSW of ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240)
799 km (496 mi) SSW of Lapaha (Tonga) (pop: 8,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||62 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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