Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on 25 Jul 12:51 am (GMT +12) -

Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on 25 Jul 12:51 am (GMT +12)

Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 11 km depth

24 Jul 12:57 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 6 minutes.
24 Jul 13:00: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 0.0 km (from 21 to 0 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 22 km (14 mi) towards WSW.
24 Jul 13:18: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 33.0 km (from 0 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 13 km (7.8 mi) towards W.
24 Jul 14:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 11.0 km (from 21 to 6.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 55 km (34 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: Jul 24, 2021 12:51:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 25 Jul 12:51 am (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.949°S / 176.902°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 29.949°N / 3.098°E
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (188 km / 117 mi)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17.4°C (63 F), humidity: 77%, wind: 6 m/s (12 kts) from SE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.711 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
6.110 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionGFZ
6.02 kmNew Zealand: KERMADEC ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
5.611 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG
5.410 kmNew Zealand: Near AucklandRENASS
6.06.4 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionGeoAu
6.17 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionUSGS
6.288 kmKermadec Islands, New Zealand [Sea: New Zealand]INGV

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (20 quakes)

  • 02 Sep 2021 20:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    115.8 km (72 mi) depth
    |
    22 km (14 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 17:40 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    27 km (17 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 14:54 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    1 km (1 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 08:43 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 04:06 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 03:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 31 Aug 2021 02:52 UTC
    | M 6.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    19 km (12 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Very strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, Aug 31, 2021 2:52 pm (GMT +12)
  • 25 Aug 2021 05:58 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 22 Aug 2021 10:58 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 12 Aug 2021 02:11 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 30 Jul 2021 14:43 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 27 Jul 2021 16:22 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jul 2021 10:51 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    24 km (14.9 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 26 Jul 2021 02:57 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (17 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 16:09 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 16:07 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    29 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 10:16 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (16 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Jul 2021 07:13 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Jul 2021 18:09 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    163.2 km (101.4 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Jul 2021 15:09 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    24 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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