Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1360 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 2 June 2009 at 07:41 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 165 km depth
Depth: 164.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.269°S / 178.66°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1360 km (845 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||165 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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