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 magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.5722°S / 176.4701°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (196 km / 122 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1427 km (887 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: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.2||33 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1427 km northeast of Wellington, Wellington City, New Zealand, 3 July 2014 19:50 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (6 quakes):
- 21 Aug 2014 02:51 UTC| M 5.0 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|25 km (16 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details
- 11 Aug 2014 10:07 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|63 km (39 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details
- 04 Aug 2014 16:50 UTC| M 5.1 |10 km (6.2 mi) depth|60 km (37 mi) distance| GFZ | Details
- 04 Aug 2014 16:50 UTC| M 5.3 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|20 km (13 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details
- 03 Aug 2014 17:39 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|16 km (10 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details
- 27 Jul 2014 14:01 UTC| M 4.5 |223.7 km (139 mi) depth|41 km (26 mi) distance| GEONET (NZ) | Details