Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 13 km northeast of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Thursday, 25 October 2018 at 11:13 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 10 km depth
25 Oct 11:15 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 10.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.57889°S / 168.01818°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) NE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) W of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WNW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NW of Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
661 km (411 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||10.2 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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