Mag. 2.4 earthquake - 61 km northwest of Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand, on Monday, 29 July 2019 at 14:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth
29 Jul 14:46 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.53003°S / 168.33298°E (Queenstown-Lakes District, Otago, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) ENE of Milford Sound (Southland) (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NNW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WNW of Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NNW of Kingston (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NNE of Te Anau (Southland) (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (113 mi) NNW of Gore (Southland) (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (141 mi) NW of Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NW of Portobello (pop: 1,200) --> See nearby quakes!
637 km (396 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: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.