Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1475 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, on Monday, 23 June 2014 at 20:06 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 1475 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, on Monday, 23 June 2014 at 20:06 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.3 earthquake at 30 km depth

Date & time: 23 Jun 2014 20:06:13 UTC
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.9598°S / 176.7078°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Raoul Island (140 km / 87 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1475 km (916 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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M 6.330 kmGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1475 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, 23 June 2014 20:06 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (73 quakes):
  • 26 Nov 2014 09:19 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    27 km (16.8 mi) depth
    |
    39 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Oct 2014 08:35 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    16.6 km (10.3 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Aug 2014 02:51 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Aug 2014 10:07 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    31.7 km (19.7 mi) depth
    |
    65 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Aug 2014 10:07 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (44 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 Aug 2014 16:50 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    79 km (49 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 04 Aug 2014 16:50 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (42 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Aug 2014 17:39 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    149 km (92.6 mi) depth
    |
    70 km (44 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 03 Aug 2014 17:39 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 27 Jul 2014 14:01 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    223.7 km (139 mi) depth
    |
    80 km (50 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Jul 2014 11:09 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 20 Jul 2014 04:18 UTC
    | M 5.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    52 km (32 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 20 Jul 2014 04:18 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jul 2014 12:22 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    43 km (26.7 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • 11 Jul 2014 12:22 UTC
    | M 5.3 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Jul 2014 19:50 UTC
    | M 6.2 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1427 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, on Thursday, 3 July 2014 at 19:50 (GMT)
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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1475 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, on Monday, 23 June 2014 at 20:06 (GMT)
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