- South Pacific Ocean, 1316 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 17 February 2009 at 03:30 (GMT)
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Tremblement de terre très fort magnitude 6.0 at 13 km depth
Profondeur: 13.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.724°S / 178.617°W (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Curtis Island (21 km / 13 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1316 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||13 km||Kermadec Islands, New Zealand||USGS|
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More infoRecorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
- 26 Apr 2009 00:06 UTC| M 6.1 |131.7 km (81.8 mi) depth|47 km (29 mi) distance| USGS | - South Pacific Ocean, 1360 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, 26 April 2009 at 00:06 (GMT)