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16 March 2023

EARTHQUAKE: Magnitude 7.0 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION 16/03/2023 00:56 (UTC)

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Magnitude 7.0 16/03/2023 00:56 KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION

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A magnitude 7.0 earthquake has occurred KERMADEC ISLANDS REGION at:
30.19S 176.21W Depth 10km 16/03/2023 at 00:56:01 (Universal Time)

Earthquake location with respect to nearby cities:
1011 km S of Nuku‘alofa, Tonga / pop: 22,400 / local time: Pacific/Tongatapu
967 km NNE of Hicks Bay, New Zealand / pop: 1,300 / local time: Pacific/Auckland

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Manual location disseminated on 16/03/2023 01:16 (UTC)
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