Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 11 May 2019 - information

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 480 km ENE of Auckland, New Zealand, sábado, 11 may. 2019

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 480 km ENE of Auckland, New Zealand, sábado, 11 may. 2019

Moderate magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 233 km depth

11 May 16:09 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 3 minutos.
May 11 16:17: Magnitud recalculada de 6.0 a 5.4.
Profundidad recalculada de 188.0 a 233.1 km.
May 11 16:20: Magnitud recalculada de 5.4 a 5.7.
Fecha & hora: 11 May 2019 04:06:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitud: 5.7
Profundidad: 233.1 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 35,4179°S / 179,8067°E (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Healy (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
304 km al NNE de Ruatoria (pop: 897)
394 km al NNE de Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
412 km al NE de Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
438 km al NE de Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
476 km al ENE de Manukau (pop: 362,000)
480 km al ENE de Auckland (pop: 417,900)
482 km al ENE de Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
786 km al NE de Wellington (pop: 381,900)
Fuente primaria de datos: GEONET (NZ)
Energía liberada estimada: 2,2 x 1013 joules (6,22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0,3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.7233 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 5.051 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 5.051 km5.0 North Island Of New ZealandEMSC
M 5.5111 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)GFZ
M 5.510 km5.5 South Of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)EMSC
M 5.795 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)BMKG

User reports for this quake (6)

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Wellington / not felt
Auckland (490.2 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : We were on a platform helping install a structure. Felt a wave and had to adjust our position to rebalance our hold on the load.
Kaiapoi christchurch / not felt
330.7 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Very light shaking
Kadina south australia / not felt
salt lake city utah / not felt
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Aftershocks of the M 5.7 terremoto: 480 km east de Auckland, Nueva Zelanda Sat, 11 May 16h06

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 06 jul 2019 08:36 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    212,8 km (132,2 mi) depth
    |
    34 km (21 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 jul 2019 18:15 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 20 jun 2019 20:08 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    145,6 km (90,5 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 jun 2019 13:50 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    168,4 km (104,6 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 jun 2019 12:11 UTC
    | M 3.7 |
    10 km (6,2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.7 - 480 km ENE of Auckland, New Zealand, sábado, 11 may. 2019
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