Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, August 6, 2007 at 15:00 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.613°S / 177.941°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 30.613°N / 2.059°E
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (60 km / 37 mi)
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.2||35 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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