Mag. 3.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Friday, 28 December 2018 at 15:12 (GMT)
Minor magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
28 Dec 15:21 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 9 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.30828°S / 178.34117°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble II West (18 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
253 km (157 mi) N of Cape Runaway (Opotiki District)
292 km (181 mi) NE of Whitianga (Thames-Coromandel District) (pop: 3,370)
328 km (204 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
363 km (226 mi) ENE of Manukau (Auckland) (pop: 362,000)
364 km (226 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
367 km (228 mi) E of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
370 km (230 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (pop: 21,400)
388 km (241 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.2||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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