Mag. 2.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 16 September 2017 at 23:19 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 11 km depth
16 Sep 23:22 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 10.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1555°S / 176.088°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rotorua (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) S of Mamaku (pop: 751)
14 km (9 mi) W of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
21 km (13 mi) ENE of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300)
35 km (22 mi) ESE of Tirau (pop: 778)
48 km (30 mi) SE of Matamata (pop: 6,310)
53 km (33 mi) S of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
168 km (104 mi) SE of Manukau (pop: 362,000)
187 km (116 mi) SE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 2.1||10.6 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.1, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.