Mag. 2.0 earthquake - Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, 29 km east of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Saturday, 15 June 2019 at 05:50 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 65 km depth
15 Jun 05:52 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 65.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.63207°S / 168.28256°E (Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) E of Milford Sound (Southland) (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) W of Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NW of Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
646 km (401 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||65 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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