Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - - Kermadec Islands region, jueves, 15 oct. 2020 -

Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - - Kermadec Islands region, jueves, 15 oct. 2020

Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 33 km depth

15 Oct 14:16 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 7 minutos.
Fecha & hora: 15 Oct 2020 02:09:30 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 16 Oct 3:09 am (GMT +13)
Magnitud: 5.1
Profundidad: 33.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31,48014°S / 176,85963°W (Nueva Zelanda)
Volcán mas cercano: Curtis Island (193 km / 120 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
837 km al NNE de Ruatoria (pop: 897)
857 km al NE de Te Kaha (pop: 403)
862 km al NNE de Tokomaru (pop: 495)
884 km al NNE de Tolaga Bay (pop: 932)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 18.4°C (65 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from N
Fuente primaria de datos: GEONET (NZ)
Energía liberada estimada: 2,8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
M 5.133 km- Kermadec Islands regionGEONET (NZ)
M 4.710 kmKermadec Islands Region, New ZealandUSGS
M 4.710 kmKermadec Islands Region, New ZealandEMSC

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Aftershocks of the M 5.1 terremoto: - Kermadec Islands region Thu, 15 Oct 14h09

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 17 oct 2020 14:19 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    100 km (62,1 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (10 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderado terremoto magnitud 5.1 - - Kermadec Islands region, jueves, 15 oct. 2020

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