Earthquake info: Mild mag. 4.8 earthquake | Instant News

The earthquake measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale at a depth of 525 km

Nov 22 13:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 11 minutes.

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Date & time: 22 Nov 2020 12:48:45 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: Sunday, Nov 22 12:48 a.m. (GMT -12)
Magnitude: 4.8

Depth: 525.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 25.80286 ° S / 178.69904 ° W
Nearest volcano:
Monowai (152 km / 94 miles)

Weather at the epicenter during an earthquake:
Bright sky 22.4 ° C (72 F), humidity: 76%, wind: 5 m / s (9 kts) from ESE

Primary data sources: GEONET (NZ)

Approximate energy released: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tonnes of TNT) [learn more]

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The same earthquake data was reported by various agencies

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The size Depth Location Source
M 4.8 525 km New Zealand GEONET (NZ)

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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake – New Zealand on Sunday, 22 Nov 12:48 a.m. (GMT -12)

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