Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1331 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, December 01, 2013 20:14:09
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 38 km depth
1 Dec 20:30 UTC: First to report: USGS after 16 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, December 01, 2013 20:14:09
Depth: 38.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.782°S / 178.1009°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1331 km (827 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) S of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) S of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||38 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
|M 4.9||40 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALAND||EMSC|
|M 4.8||71 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||GFZ|
|M 5.2||80 km||Kermadec Islands Region, New Zealand||GeoAu|
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