Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 425 km depth

7 Apr 11:55 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 26 minutes.
Profondeur recalculée de 425.0 à 407.0 km.
Profondeur recalculée de 407.0 à 425.0 km.
Date & time: 7 Apr 2020 11:29:08 UTC -
Magnitude: 5
Profondeur: 425.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.64°S / 179.59°E (international territory)
Volcan le plus près: Oliver-Speight (109 km / 68 mi)
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
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 5.0425 kmKermadec Islands RegionEMSC
M 5.0425 km145km W of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
M 4.9417 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake South Pacific Ocean 7 April 2020 11:29 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
  • 05 Jun 2020 14:23 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    421 km (261.6 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 May 2020 20:21 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    484.3 km (300.9 mi) depth
    |
    15 km (9 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area since 1900

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, 7 April 2020 at 11:29 (GMT)
    Hint: Click on Date/Time to show latest first
  • Date / time UTC
    | Mag |
    Profondeur
    |
    Age
    |
    Distance
    | Details
  • 16 May 2006 10:39
    | 7.4 |
    152km / 94mi
    |
    il y a 15 ans
    |
    106km / 66mi
    | Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)
  • 25 Jul 1968 07:23
    | 7.3 |
    45km / 28mi
    |
    il y a 53 ans
    |
    232km / 144mi
    | Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
  • 15 Jun 2019 22:55
    | 7.2 |
    34km / 21mi
    |
    il y a 1 an 32 semaines
    |
    239km / 149mi
    | 103km NE of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand
  • 25 May 1997 23:22
    | 7.1 |
    333km / 207mi
    |
    il y a 24 ans
    |
    56km / 35mi
    | South of the Kermadec Islands
  • 10 Sep 2018 04:18
    | 7.0 |
    10km / 6.2mi
    |
    il y a 2 ans
    |
    119km / 74mi
    | Kermadec Islands Region
  • 14 May 1989 00:59
    | 7.0 |
    44km / 27mi
    |
    il y a 32 ans
    |
    227km / 141mi
    | Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
  • 26 Jan 1983 16:02
    | 7.0 |
    238km / 148mi
    |
    il y a 38 ans
    |
    173km / 108mi
    | Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)
  • 20 May 1968 07:13
    | 7.0 |
    55km / 34mi
    |
    il y a 53 ans
    |
    238km / 148mi
    | Kermadec Islands, New Zealand
  • 03 May 1997 16:46
    | 6.9 |
    108km / 67mi
    |
    il y a 24 ans
    |
    99km / 61mi
    | Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)
  • 05 Nov 1996 09:41
    | 6.8 |
    369km / 230mi
    |
    il y a 24 ans
    |
    66km / 41mi
    | Kermadec Islands Region
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