Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4:28 am (GMT +12) -
Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 267 km depth
26 May 16:39 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 11 minutes.
|Date & time||May 26, 2022 16:28:21 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Friday, May 27, 2022 at 4:28 am (GMT +12)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||29.05443°S / 178.89061°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||29.054°N / 1.109°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Raoul Island (97 km / 60 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 18.3°C (65 F), humidity: 80%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from ESE|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|3.6||267 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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