Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Thursday, 17 May 2007 at 19:29 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
Profondeur: 40.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.658°S / 178.202°W (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Curtis Island (37 km / 23 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1339 km NNE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 6.0||41 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, 17 May 2007 19:29 GMT
More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 14 Aug 2007 05:52 UTC| M 5.1 |35 km (21.7 mi) depth|47 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | Details