Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 40 km northeast of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Sunday, 9 June 2019 at 00:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Jun 01:04 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.34819°S / 168.14534°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
639 km (397 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||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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