Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 17 January 1976 at 09:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 56 km depth
Profondeur: 56.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.819°S / 177.576°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Hinetapeka (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1550 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||56 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 09:56 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 24 Jan 1976 21:48 UTC| M 6.2 |78 km (48.5 mi) depth|21 km (13 mi) distance| USGS | Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Saturday, 24 January 1976 at 21:48 (GMT)