Mag. 3.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 06:20 (GMT)

Mag. 3.5 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 06:20 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 4 km depth

5 Jun 06:22 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 minutes.
Jun 5 06:23: Magnitude recalculated from 3.5 to 3.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.7 to 5.6 km.
Jun 5 07:06: Magnitude recalculated from 3.3 to 3.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.6 to 3.9 km.
Date & time: 5 Jun 2018 06:20:39 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 3.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.0617°S / 176.7155°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Okataina (Tarawera) (19 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NNE of Kawerau (pop: 6,700)
14 km (8 mi) SW of Edgecumbe (pop: 1,640)
20 km (12 mi) S of Matata (pop: 722)
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
42 km (26 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
64 km (40 mi) SE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
219 km (136 mi) SE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
395 km (246 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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M 3.53.9 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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River road / Strong shaking (MMI VI) : Very stronge shaking .afew cups plates smashed from the long shakes on river toad kawerau.
Kawerau porritt drive / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Made me sit up 2nd one we were practicing under the table when it happened
4.2 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) (reported through our app)
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