Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 23 June 1980 at 20:13 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 23 June 1980 at 20:13 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.2 earthquake at 49 km depth

Date & time: 23 Jun 1980 08:13:20 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 6.2
Profondeur: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.776°S / 176.687°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Hinetapeka (111 km / 69 mi)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1014 joules (35 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 30089 tons of TNT or 1.9 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 6.249 kmKermadec Islands region (New Zealand)USGS
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Aftershocks of the 6.2 quake Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) 23 June 20:13 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (31 quakes):
  • 28 Jul 1980 18:59 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 1980 14:08 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    129 km (80.2 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 1980 13:50 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    44 km (27.3 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 15 Jul 1980 04:58 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    67 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 15 Jul 1980 03:43 UTC
    | M 4.9 |
    127 km (78.9 mi) depth
    |
    66 km (41 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 15 Jul 1980 02:24 UTC
    | M 5.1 |
    68 km (42.3 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (45 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 14 Jul 1980 16:15 UTC
    | M 6.6 |
    49 km (30.4 mi) depth
    |
    72 km (44 mi) distance
    | USGS | Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Kermadec Islands, New Zealand, on Monday, 14 July 1980 at 16:15 (GMT)
  • 03 Jul 1980 08:53 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    113 km (70.2 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
  • 01 Jan 1970 00:00 UTC
    | M |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    16801 km (10439 mi) distance
    | | Details
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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Kermadec Islands Region (New Zealand) on Monday, 23 June 1980 at 20:13 (GMT)
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