Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South of the Kermadec Islands on Monday, 9 October 2000 at 06:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 400 km depth
Depth: 400.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.375°S / 179.333°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Haungaroa (101 km / 63 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
579 km (360 mi) ENE of Kororareka (New Zealand) (pop: 839) --> See nearby quakes!
594 km (369 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
601 km (374 mi) NE of Coromandel (New Zealand) (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (385 mi) NE of Warkworth (New Zealand) (pop: 3,440) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||4 km||south of the Kermadec Islands||USGS|
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