Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 17 January 1976 at 07:05 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 41 km depth
Profondeur: 41.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.364°S / 176.506°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Raoul Island (138 km / 86 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1542 km NNE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||41 km||Kermadec Islands region (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.1 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 17 January 1976 07:05 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (2 quakes):
- 05 Feb 1976 12:03 UTC| M 5.2 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|15 km (9 mi) distance| USGS | Details
- 26 Jan 1976 19:01 UTC| M 6.0 |30 km (18.6 mi) depth|5 km (3 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 26 January 1976 at 19:01 (GMT)