Mag. 3.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 10:38 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 5 km depth
12 Aug 12:19 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 hour and 40 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.54058°S / 167.94991°E (New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) N of Milford Sound (pop: 435)
78 km (49 mi) NW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400)
99 km (62 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070)
114 km (71 mi) SW of Haast (pop: 279)
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100)
209 km (130 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300)
249 km (155 mi) NW of Dunedin (pop: 114,300)
391 km (243 mi) WSW of Christchurch (pop: 363,900)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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