Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 4 December 2018
4 Dec 12:08 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Depth: 56.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.96155°S / 167.12172°E (New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
47 km (29 mi) NW of Tuatapere (pop: 700)
58 km (36 mi) SW of Manapouri (pop: 200)
64 km (40 mi) W of Ohai (pop: 400)
106 km (66 mi) NW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300)
142 km (88 mi) W of Gore (pop: 12,100)
159 km (99 mi) SW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 4 Dec 12:03 UTC||M 3.0 / 56.6 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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