Mag. 4.3 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 2 January 2020 at 00:55 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
2 Jan 01:04 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.44569°S / 177.72157°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (224 km / 139 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
580 km (360 mi) NE of Horoera
693 km (431 mi) NE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
726 km (451 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
754 km (468 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
771 km (479 mi) ENE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
779 km (484 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000)
781 km (485 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
795 km (494 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 4.3||33 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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