Mag. 3.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 12 August 2019 at 11:06 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 8 km depth
12 Aug 12:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 hour and 27 minutes.
Depth: 8.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.53094°S / 167.87625°E (New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
16 km (10 mi) NNW of Milford Sound (pop: 435)
83 km (52 mi) NW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400)
99 km (62 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070)
117 km (73 mi) N of Manapouri (pop: 248)
118 km (73 mi) SW of Haast (pop: 279)
194 km (120 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100)
211 km (131 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300)
254 km (158 mi) NW 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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|M 3.0||8.1 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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