Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 39 km northeast of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Sunday, 9 June 2019 at 06:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Jun 06:39 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.3639°S / 168.15608°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 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: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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