Mag. 3.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 10:53 (GMT) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.5 quake New Zealand 12 August 10:35 UTC, which had occurred 18 minutes earlier.
Mag. 3.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 10:53 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 5 km depth

12 Aug 10:57 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2019 10:53:13 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.0
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.52221°S / 167.75827°E (New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) NW of Milford Sound (pop: 435)
91 km (57 mi) NW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400)
100 km (62 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070)
117 km (73 mi) N of Manapouri (pop: 248)
125 km (78 mi) SW of Haast (pop: 279)
199 km (123 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100)
214 km (133 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300)
262 km (163 mi) WNW of Dunedin (pop: 114,300)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 3.05 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Invercargill (217.4 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : Mild shaking of the house and contents
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