Light mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT +12) -
Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 447 km depth
28 May 05:16 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 15 minutes.
|Date & time||May 28, 2022 05:00:46 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm (GMT +12)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||31.60805°S / 179.40631°E|
|Antipode||31.608°N / 0.594°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Volcano W (136 km / 85 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 18.5°C (65 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 11 m/s (22 kts) from E|
|Estimated seismic energy released||5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.6||447 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
|4.8||447 km||4.8 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION||EMSC|
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