Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - 734 km ENE of Auckland, New Zealand, martes, 29 sep. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.4 - 734 km ENE of Auckland, New Zealand, martes, 29 sep. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth

29 Sep 00:21 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 3 minutos.
29 Sep 00:25: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.4. Profundidad recalculada de 30.0 a 33.0 km (de 18.6 a 21 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 22 km (13.4 mi) al NNW.
Fecha & hora: 29 Sep 2020 12:17:40 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 28 Sep 12:17 pm (GMT -12)
Magnitud: 5.4
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 33,56252°S / 178,22475°W (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Volcano W (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
572 km al NNE de Ruatoria (pop: 897)
660 km al NNE de Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
683 km al NE de Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
712 km al NE de Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
723 km al ENE de Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
733 km al ENE de Manukau (pop: 362,000)
734 km al ENE de Auckland (pop: 417,900)
751 km al NE de Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 15.8°C (60 F), humidity: 66%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: GEONET (NZ)
Energía liberada estimada: 7,9 x 1012 joules (2,21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0,1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.433 km- south of the Kermadec IslandsGEONET (NZ)
M 5.010 kmSouth of the Kermadec Islands, New ZealandUSGS
M 5.210 kmSouth Of Kermadec Islands, New ZealandEMSC
M 4.8168 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG
M 5.255 kmSouth of Kermadec IslandsGeoAu
M 5.110 kmSouth of Kermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ

User reports for this quake (1)

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New plymouth (923.6 km SW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
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Aftershocks of the M 5.4 terremoto: 734 km northeast de Auckland, Nueva Zelanda Tue, 29 Sep 00h17

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 05 oct 2020 09:49 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    264,3 km (164,2 mi) depth
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 04 oct 2020 12:55 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    33 km (20,5 mi) depth
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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