Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1386 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 21 June 2009 at 05:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 35 km depth
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.304°S / 177.926°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1386 km (861 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||35 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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