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Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:13 pm (GMT +13) -

Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:13 pm (GMT +13) Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Friday, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:13 pm (GMT +13)

Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

25 Nov 03:57 UTC: First to report: USGS after 43 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 25, 2022 03:13:59 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Nov 25, 2022 at 4:13 pm (GMT +13)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude5
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude30.9988°S / 179.1432°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode30.999°N / 0.857°E
Shaking intensityModerate shaking near epicenter
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceUSGS (United States Geological Survey)
Nearest volcanoHavre Seamount (15 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeOvercast Clouds 20.1°C (68 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 7 m/s (14 kts) from W
Estimated seismic energy released2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
5.010 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionUSGS
5.010 kmNew Zealand: KERMADEC ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
5.010 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionIRIS
5.010 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionRaspberryShake
4.910 kmNew Zealand: Kermadec Islands RegionGFZ

Seismograms

Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Distance from quake: 1272 km / 790 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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User reports for this quake

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
There are no user reports for this quake.

Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quake)

So far, no aftershocks have been registered.

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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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8.1

27 km
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May 16, 2006 10:39
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7.4

152 km
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Jul 25, 1968 07:23
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7.3

45 km
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Mar 26, 1963 09:48
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7.3

10 km
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7.1

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7.1

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7.0

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Sep 29, 2008 15:19
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7.0

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55 km
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130 km
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108 km
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50 km
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6.9

35 km
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70 km
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6.8

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6.4

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6.4

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Dec 31, 1992 20:17
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6.4

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Dec 16, 1988 09:57
34 years ago
6.4

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179km / 111miNew ZealandMore
Jan 25, 1979 04:08
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6.4

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Aug 15, 1978 12:37
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6.4

33 km
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6.3

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Sep 13, 1993 12:37
29 years ago
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20 km
255km / 159miNew ZealandMore
May 20, 1989 16:01
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29 km
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6.2

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33 km
183km / 114miSouth Pacific Ocean, New ZealandMore
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