Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1314 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, on Friday, January 10, 2014 23:53:44
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 238 km depth
11 Jan 12:21 UTC: First to report: USGS after 27 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Friday, January 10, 2014 23:53:44
Depth: 237.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.5234°S / 179.1781°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (59 km / 37 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1314 km (817 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SW of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) SW 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||232 km||Kermadec Islands Region||GFZ|
|M 4.8||241 km||KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
|M 4.8||238 km||104km NNW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand||USGS|
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