Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Sunday, 14 August 2016 at 04:09 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region on Sunday, 14 August 2016 at 04:09 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.3 earthquake at 34 km depth

14 Aug 04:23 UTC: Premier à signaler: GFZ après 13 minutes.
Aug 14 04:23: Magnitude recalculée de 5.3 à 5.4.
Aug 14 04:24: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Aug 14 04:25: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.4.
Aug 14 04:56: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.5.
Aug 14 07:52: Magnitude recalculée de 5.5 à 5.4.
Profondeur recalculée de 10.0 à 34.0 km.
Aug 14 08:02: Magnitude recalculée de 5.4 à 5.3.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2016 04:09:51 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.3
Profondeur: 34.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 27.39°S / 176.31°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Monowai (188 km / 117 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
688 km S de ‘Ohonua (Ohonua, Tonga) (pop: 1,240)
704 km S de Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (pop: 22,400)
707 km S de Kolonga (Tonga) (pop: 1,100)
866 km SSW de Pangai (Tonga) (pop: 1,740)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.334 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ
M 5.445 km- 254km NE of Raoul Island, New ZealandUSGS
M 5.440 km KERMADEC ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 5.1 kmSouth of Fiji IslandsGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 5.3 quake Kermadec Islands Region 14 August 04:09 UTC

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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region on Sunday, 14 August 2016 at 04:09 (GMT)
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