Mag. 4.4 earthquake - New Zealand on Friday, 13 March 2020 at 00:24 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.4 earthquake  - New Zealand on Friday, 13 March 2020 at 00:24 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 229 km depth

13 Mar 00:29 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Mar 2020 12:24:37 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.4
Depth: 228.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.9536°S / 179.19272°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Oliver-Speight (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
607 km (377 mi) NE of Kerikeri (New Zealand) (pop: 5,650)
615 km (382 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
676 km (420 mi) NE of North Shore (New Zealand) (pop: 207,900)
679 km (422 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
686 km (426 mi) NE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
695 km (432 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
738 km (459 mi) NNE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
740 km (460 mi) NNE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
M 4.4229 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 4.4229 km4.4 Kermadec Islands RegionEMSC

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