Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 707 km northeast of Wellington, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 25 February 2020 at 17:08 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 117 km depth
25 Feb 17:10 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Date & time: 25 Feb 2020 17:08:07 UTC -
Depth: 117.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.9214°S / 179.14793°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble I (49 km / 30 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
707 km (439 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: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.8||117 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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