Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand) on Wednesday, 22 September 1982 at 21:25 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 33 km depth
Profondeur: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 26.933°S / 176.103°W (Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Rakahore (129 km / 80 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1801 km NNE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||33 km||south of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand)||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake South of the Fiji Islands (New Zealand) 22 September 1982 21:25 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 23 Sep 1982 23:59 UTC| M 4.9 |33 km (20.5 mi) depth|17 km (10 mi) distance| USGS | Details