Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1255 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Saturday, 18 January 2014 at 17:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 426 km depth
Depth: 425.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.8454°S / 179.918°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Havre Seamount (88 km / 55 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1255 km (780 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||426 km||GEONET (NZ)|
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