Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - 277 km north of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on Monday, 17 February 2020 at 14:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 215 km depth
17 Feb 14:58 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2020 14:54:01 UTC -
Depth: 215.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.44061°S / 178.96266°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble II West (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
277 km (172 mi) N of Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> See nearby quakes!
331 km (206 mi) NNE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
353 km (219 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) NNE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
405 km (252 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (253 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
408 km (254 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
419 km (260 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
746 km (463 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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