Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1294 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 21:39:05
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 118 km depth
10 Dec 22:28 UTC: First to report: USGS after 49 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, December 10, 2013 21:39:05
Depth: 117.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.0737°S / 178.3016°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1294 km (804 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) S of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||118 km||Kermadec Islands region||USGS|
|M 4.8||121 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 5.1||74 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||GeoAu|
|M 4.9||174 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||GFZ|
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