Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 351 km southwest of Sunday Island, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 351 km southwest of Sunday Island, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.9 earthquake at 363 km depth

7 Apr 11:32 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 3 minutes.
Apr 7 11:33: Magnitude recalculée de 5.9 à 5.8.
Profondeur recalculée de 33.0 à 365.5 km.
Apr 7 11:34: Magnitude recalculée de 5.8 à 5.7.
Apr 7 11:35: Magnitude recalculée de 5.7 à 5.9.
Profondeur recalculée de 365.5 à 365.6 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 365.6 à 363.4 km.
Date & time: 7 Apr 2020 11:29:11 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.9
Profondeur: 363.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.07471°S / 179.60251°W (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Haungaroa (65 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1140 km NNE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
351 km SSO de Sunday Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
360 km SSO de Napier Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 5.9363 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 5.0429 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GeoAu

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newbury / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : slightly felt it
Warkworth, Auckland / not felt
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Aftershocks of the 5.9 quake South Pacific Ocean, 351 km southwest of Sunday Island, New Zealand, 7 April 2020 11:29 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 04 Jun 2020 12:41 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    365.6 km (227.2 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 May 2020 17:09 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    305.2 km (189.6 mi) depth
    |
    14 km (9 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 May 2020 05:54 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    207.7 km (129.1 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 May 2020 19:51 UTC
    | M 4.1 |
    377.7 km (234.7 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 May 2020 11:55 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    290.3 km (180.4 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 16 May 2020 08:46 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    300 km (186.4 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 May 2020 05:06 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    465.4 km (289.2 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 01 May 2020 02:13 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    487.3 km (302.8 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 24 Apr 2020 05:54 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    391.6 km (243.3 mi) depth
    |
    25 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 20 Apr 2020 09:27 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    312.4 km (194.1 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 13 Apr 2020 10:10 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    140.8 km (87.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 Apr 2020 15:00 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    365.1 km (226.9 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 351 km southwest of Sunday Island, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT)
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