Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1352 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Monday, 24 March 2014 at 18:47 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 280 km depth
Depth: 280.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.315°S / 178.7501°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (30 km / 19 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1352 km (840 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) SW of Sunday Island --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SW of Napier Island --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||280 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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