Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 19:06 (GMT)
Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 243 km depth
27 Aug 19:19 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 243.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.85708°S / 179.69241°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 31.857°N / 0.308°E
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (48 km / 30 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.2||243 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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