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Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT -12) -

Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT -12) Light mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Sunday, May 22, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT -12)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 195 km depth

22 May 23:23 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
22 May 23:24: Magnitude recalculated from 4.3 to 4.4.
22 May 23:27: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 271.8 to 195.1 km (from 169 to 121 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 60 km (37 mi) towards NNW.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 22, 2022 23:20:13 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSunday, May 22, 2022 at 11:20 am (GMT -12)
Depth195.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.16212°S / 179.83838°W
Antipode35.162°N / 0.162°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoBrothers (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 17.8°C (64 F), humidity: 69%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from WSW
Estimated seismic energy released2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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4.4195 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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