Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 112km NW of L'Esperance Rock, New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 1289 km a nord est da Wellington, Nuova Zelanda, lunedì, 12 agosto 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 1289 km a nord est da Wellington, Nuova Zelanda, lunedì, 12 agosto 2013

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 325 km depth

12 Aug 04:36 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 19 minuti.
Data & ora: 12 Aug 2013 04:16:46 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Sunday, August 11, 2013 16:16:46
Magnitudine: 6
Profondità: 325.2 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 30.6205°S / 179.6134°W (South Pacific Ocean, Nuova Zelanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Havre Seamount (76 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1289 km NNE da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
221 km SO da Sunday Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
232 km SO da Napier Island --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.1339 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.1348 km KERMADEC ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 6.0325 km112km NW of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
M 5.3333 kmKermadec Islands RegionGeoAu

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 1289 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, Sunday, August 11, 2013 16:16:46

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (5 quakes):
  • 18 Jan 2014 17:02 UTC
    | M 4.0 |
    425.7 km (264.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Jan 2014 13:36 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 11 Jan 2014 11:53 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    237.8 km (147.8 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 03 Dec 2013 21:05 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    409.3 km (254.3 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 18 Nov 2013 22:23 UTC
    | M 5.2 |
    334.5 km (207.8 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details

Earlier earthquakes in the same area

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 1289 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Sunday, August 11, 2013 16:16:46
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