Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 288km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand on Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, mercoledì, 28 agosto 2013

Forte terremoto magnitudine 6.1 - South Pacific Ocean, mercoledì, 28 agosto 2013

Strong magnitude 6.1 earthquake at 489 km depth

28 Aug 03:13 UTC: Primo a segnalare: USGS dopo 18 minuti.
Data & ora: 28 Aug 2013 02:54:41 UTC
Ora locale a epicentro: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 14:54:41
Magnitudine: 6.1
Profondità: 488.6 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 27.7953°S / 179.6722°E (international territory)
Fonte dati primaria: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 8.9 x 1013 joules (24.8 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 21301 tons of TNT or 1.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
M 6.2498 kmKermadec Islands RegionGFZ
M 6.3492 km KERMADEC ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
M 6.1489 km288km NW of Raoul Island, New ZealandUSGS
M 6.0492 kmKermadec Islands RegionGeoAu
M 5.9501 kmKermadec Islands RegionBMKG

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Aftershocks of the 6.1 quake South Pacific Ocean Wednesday, August 28, 2013 14:54:41

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 16 Feb 2014 20:56 UTC
    | M 5.0 |
    12.5 km (7.8 mi) depth
    |
    51 km (32 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 14:54:41
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