Mag. 4.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1371 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Friday, 12 June 2009 at 04:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 155 km depth
Depth: 154.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.241°S / 178.455°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1371 km (852 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> 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||155 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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