Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 17:47 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 17:47 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

30 Dec 17:52 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 4 minutes.
Dec 30 17:56: Magnitude recalculée de 4.2 à 4.4.
Profondeur recalculée de 124.5 à 33.0 km.
Dec 30 17:58: Magnitude recalculée de 4.4 à 5.0.
Date & time: 30 Dec 2019 05:47:43 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.44929°S / 178.05428°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Volcano W (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
591 km NE de Ruatoria (pop: 897)
679 km NNE de Gisborne (pop: 34,300)
704 km NE de Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
732 km NE de Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
742 km ENE de Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
753 km ENE de Manukau (pop: 362,000)
754 km ENE de Auckland (pop: 417,900)
771 km NE de Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.033 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake New Zealand 30 December 17:47 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 15 Jan 2020 14:36 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (11 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 02 Jan 2020 00:32 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 2020 21:38 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (4 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 30 December 2019 at 17:47 (GMT)
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