Minor mag. 1.9 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 10:05 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 1.9 earthquake at 9 km depth
19 Jun 10:07 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 2018-06-19 10:05:23 UTC
Depth: 8.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.1318°S / 176.2638°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rotorua (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
16 km (10 mi) SE of Mamaku (pop: 800)
34 km (21 mi) NW of Reporoa (pop: 600)
176 km (109 mi) SE of Manukau City (pop: 362,000)
195 km (121 mi) SE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
196 km (122 mi) SE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 107 joules (12.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|2018-06-19 10:05:23 UTC||M 1.9 / 8.5 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 1.9, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.