Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 727 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - 727 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 379 km depth

2 Jul 18:13 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Jul 2019 06:08:48 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 379.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.76761°S / 179.41635°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (24 km / 15 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
711 km (441 mi) NNE of Ruatoria (pop: 897)
715 km (444 mi) NNE of Te Kaha (pop: 403)
726 km (451 mi) ENE of Kerikeri (pop: 5,650)
727 km (452 mi) NE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
728 km (452 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,590)
738 km (459 mi) NNE of Tokomaru (pop: 495)
743 km (462 mi) NE of Whangamata (pop: 4,250)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.2379 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 5.2379 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Johannesburg, South Africa / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
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Aftershocks of the 5.2 quake 727 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, 2 July 18:08 UTC

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (3 quakes):
  • 19 Aug 2019 02:11 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    228.1 km (141.7 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 12 Jul 2019 19:06 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    33 km (20.5 mi) depth
    |
    23 km (14 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details
  • 03 Jul 2019 06:05 UTC
    | M 4.4 |
    400.4 km (248.8 mi) depth
    |
    2 km (1 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - 727 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 2 July 2019 at 18:08 (GMT)
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