Mag. 2.0 earthquake - 46 km northeast of Milford Sound, Southland District, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 at 18:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 5 km depth
31 Jul 18:46 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.37279°S / 168.31786°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (28 mi) NE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (78 mi) NNE of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (123 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NW of Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
628 km (390 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||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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