Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 22:00 GMT
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 437 km depth
7 Aug 22:12 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 12 minutes.
|Date & time||Aug 7, 2019 22:00:08 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||32.09623°S / 179.85172°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||32.096°N / 0.148°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Volcano W (69 km / 43 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
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|4.3||437 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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