Mag. 4.4 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 1 January 2020 at 00:45 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 331 km depth
1 Jan 00:50 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 330.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.38127°S / 179.50232°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (135 km / 84 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
660 km (410 mi) NE of Russell (New Zealand) (pop: 839)
670 km (417 mi) NE of Kerikeri (Far North District, New Zealand) (pop: 5,650)
681 km (423 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
748 km (465 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
755 km (469 mi) NE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
765 km (475 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
767 km (476 mi) NNE of Whakatane (New Zealand) (pop: 18,600)
770 km (479 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (New Zealand) (pop: 21,400)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||331 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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