Strong mag. 6.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1457 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, 23 June 2014 at 19:19 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.4 earthquake at 30 km depth
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.0969°S / 176.7938°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (142 km / 88 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1457 km (906 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SE of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SE of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1014 joules (69.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 60036 tons of TNT or 3.8 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.4||30 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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