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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 7:40 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 7:40 pm (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 7:40 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 655 km depth

22 May 07:48 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
22 May 07:50: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 4.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 600.0 to 654.8 km (from 373 to 407 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 63 km (39 mi) towards WSW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 22, 2022 07:40:26 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 22, 2022 at 7:40 pm (GMT +12)
Depth654.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude28.81004°S / 178.15149°E
Antipode28.81°N / 1.849°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 19.2°C (67 F), humidity: 56%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.8655 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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