Mag. 4.9 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 29 October 2019 at 12:25 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 379 km depth
29 Oct 12:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
Depth: 379.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.91157°S / 179.78911°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
656 km (408 mi) NNE of Hicks Bay (Gisborne)
690 km (429 mi) NE of Whangarei (Northland) (pop: 50,900)
741 km (460 mi) NNE of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300)
742 km (461 mi) NE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
747 km (464 mi) NE of Manukau (Auckland) (pop: 362,000)
760 km (472 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (Waikato) (pop: 21,400)
781 km (485 mi) NNE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
793 km (493 mi) NE of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.9||379 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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