Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1331 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, December 03, 2013 09:05:27
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 409 km depth
3 Dec 23:23 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 18 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, December 03, 2013 09:05:27
Depth: 409.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.1967°S / 179.6534°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Giggenbach (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1331 km (827 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
196 km (122 mi) WSW of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) WSW of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.7||449 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||GFZ|
|M 4.7||399 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.7||409 km||154km NNW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
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