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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013
11 Oct 21:45 UTC: Premier à signaler: USGS après 20 minutes.
Date & time: Friday, 11 October 2013 21:24 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, October 11, 2013 21:24:58
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 146.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.7519°S / 178.4388°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (26 km / 16 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1014 joules (49.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 42502 tons of TNT or 2.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
HeureMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 11 Oct 21:25 UTCM 6.2 / 184 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGFZ
Fri, 11 Oct 21:24 UTCM 6.2 / 132 kmKERMADEC ISLANDS, NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Friday, October 11, 2013 21:24:58 (11 Oct 21:24:58 UTC)M 6.3 / 146.5 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandUSGS
Fri, 11 Oct 21:24 UTCM 6.1 / 145 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandGeoAu

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Auckland / Light shaking (MMI IV) : It was so long.. I came home at 10pm. Felt it at about 10:30pm to 10:40 then at about midnight for at least 10 minutes... light shaking, like my wife is rolling on the bad

Aftershocks of the 6.3 quake: Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, 11 Oct 2013 21:24

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (14 quakes):
  • 24 Mar 2014 18:47 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    280.1 km (174 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (35 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 21 Feb 2014 17:51 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    38.7 km (24 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 17 Feb 2014 01:06 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    39.4 km (24.5 mi) depth
    |
    74 km (46 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2014 16:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    7.1 km (4.4 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 07 Feb 2014 13:39 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    305.5 km (189.8 mi) depth
    |
    61 km (38 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 27 Jan 2014 11:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    278.4 km (173 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 Jan 2014 09:46 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    328 km (203.8 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 Jan 2014 00:03 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    331.7 km (206.1 mi) depth
    |
    82 km (51 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    237.8 km (147.8 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (47 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    206.8 km (128.5 mi) depth
    |
    33 km (20 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 10 Dec 2013 21:39 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    117.9 km (73.3 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 10 Dec 2013 21:31 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    85 km (52.8 mi) depth
    |
    21 km (13 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Dec 2013 20:14 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    38.3 km (23.8 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 24 Oct 2013 00:25 UTC
    | M 5.6 |
    35 km (21.7 mi) depth
    |
    32 km (20 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

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Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand on Friday, 11 October 2013
 

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