Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1288 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday, 11 January 2014 at 11:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 207 km depth
Depth: 206.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.0199°S / 178.5767°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1288 km (800 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SSW of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) SSW of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||207 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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