Terremoto moderato mag. 5.9 - South Pacific Ocean, 222 km a nord da East , Gisborne, Nuova Zelanda, lunedí, 17 febbraio 2020 -

Terremoto moderato mag. 5.9 - South Pacific Ocean, 222 km a nord da East , Gisborne, Nuova Zelanda, lunedí, 17 febbraio 2020

Terremoto moderato magnitudine 5.9 at 230 km depth

17 Feb 00:32 UTC: Primo a segnalare: GEONET (NZ) dopo 3 minuti.
Data & ora: 17 Feb 2020 00:28:43 UTC -
Magnitudine: 5.9
Profondità: 230.3 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 35.79073°S / 179.35228°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nuova Zelanda)
Vulcano più vicino: Rumble III (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
250 km NNE da Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> Vedi sismi vicini
340 km NNE da Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
354 km NE da Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> Vedi sismi vicini
422 km ENE da Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> Vedi sismi vicini
425 km ENE da Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> Vedi sismi vicini
428 km ENE da North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
428 km ENE da Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
439 km ENE da Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> Vedi sismi vicini
464 km NNE da Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> Vedi sismi vicini
729 km NE da Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Vedi sismi vicini
464 km NE da North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> Vedi sismi vicini
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Stima dell'energia sismica liberata: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudineProfonditàUbicazioneFonte
5.9230 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
5.5133 kmSouth Of Kermadec IslandsEMSC

User reports for this quake (4)

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Whangarei (433.7 km W of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Over 6.0 200km deep is unlikely to be felt u less directly under landmass, 230km deep and 200km from shore is 300km actual distance and softened by the water above the epicenter. Depth to magnitude ratio are the most critical for surface detection.  
Auckland / Weak shaking (MMI III) : earthquakes in this location are in the kermedec trench out to sea from NZ, a few people report felt report to our local geonet site.  
Warkworth, Auckland / not felt : That all depends on the distance and depth.  
TW, Lantz, NS Csnada / not felt : I have been following this site for some time now and I am just wondering how strong does an earthquake have to be to get a rise out of the People of New Zealand. Cause a 5.9 Didn't seem to garner much interest report wise.  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 09 Apr 2020 05:00 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    12 km (7.5 mi) depth
    |
    28 km (18 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 05 Apr 2020 01:19 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    176.6 km (109.7 mi) depth
    |
    47 km (29 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 01 Apr 2020 14:46 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    45 km (28 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Mar 2020 15:59 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    133.2 km (82.8 mi) depth
    |
    36 km (22 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 15 Mar 2020 14:53 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    230.2 km (143 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 09 Mar 2020 05:39 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    212.4 km (132 mi) depth
    |
    48 km (30 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Mar 2020 03:40 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    98.2 km (61 mi) depth
    |
    37 km (23 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 29 Feb 2020 07:21 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    16 km (10 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 25 Feb 2020 17:08 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    117.2 km (72.8 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (15 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 23 Feb 2020 12:16 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    177.7 km (110.4 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (31 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 19 Feb 2020 07:25 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    100 km (62.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (7 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 17 Feb 2020 14:54 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    215.2 km (133.7 mi) depth
    |
    53 km (33 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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