Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - 366 km north of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 15 April 2020 at 21:43 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 33 km depth
15 Apr 21:51 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 8 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.82°S / 179.82°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Kibblewhite (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
366 km (227 mi) NNE of Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> See nearby quakes!
432 km (268 mi) NE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
456 km (283 mi) NNE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
506 km (315 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
507 km (315 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
509 km (316 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
520 km (323 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
523 km (325 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
844 km (524 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||33 km||4.3 South Of Kermadec Islands (New Zealand)||EMSC|
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