Moderate mag. 5.4 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Friday, 16 January 1976 at 12:55 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 33 km depth
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.022°S / 177.008°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Hinetapeka (82 km / 51 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1554 km NNE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.4||33 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.4 quake Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, 16 January 1976 12:55 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
- 08 Mar 1976 18:52 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 18 Jan 1976 02:17 UTC| M 4.7 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|11 km (7 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 17 Jan 1976 03:26 UTC| M 4.9 |28 km (17.4 mi) depth|19 km (12 mi) distance| USGS | Details