Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - - Kermadec Islands region on Sunday, 22 Nov 1.49 am (GMT +13) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - - Kermadec Islands region on Sunday, 22 Nov 1.49 am (GMT +13)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

21 Nov 12:55 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
21 Nov 12:58: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0. Epicenter location corrected by 12 km (7.4 mi) towards W.
Date & time: 21 Nov 2020 12:49:50 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 22 Nov 1.49 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.12093°S / 177.44794°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (166 km / 103 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
718 km (446 mi) NNE of Horoera
811 km (504 mi) NE of Opotiki (pop: 4,040)
823 km (512 mi) NE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
849 km (528 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
850 km (528 mi) NE of Thames (pop: 7,140)
852 km (529 mi) NE of Kawerau (pop: 6,700)
859 km (534 mi) ENE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
868 km (539 mi) ENE of Kerikeri (Far North District) (pop: 5,650)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 17.3°C (63 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.033 km- Kermadec Islands regionGEONET (NZ)
M 4.910 kmKermadec Islands Region, New ZealandUSGS
M 4.910 kmSOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDS, New ZealandEMSC

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