Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 40 km northeast of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Sunday, 9 June 2019 at 22:31 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
9 Jun 22:35 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.35066°S / 168.15746°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) NNE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) WNW of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNE of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
250 km (155 mi) NW of Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
638 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.2||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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