Mag. 4.4 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 19 May 2020 at 20:21 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 484 km depth
19 May 20:30 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 9 minutes.
Depth: 484.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.6353°S / 179.74742°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (104 km / 65 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
657 km (408 mi) NE of Ngunguru (Whangarei, New Zealand) (pop: 1,360)
678 km (421 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
739 km (459 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
745 km (463 mi) NE of Manukau City (Auckland, New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
748 km (465 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
751 km (466 mi) NE of Waitakere (Auckland, New Zealand) (pop: 208,100)
759 km (472 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (New Zealand) (pop: 21,400)
796 km (495 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) [learn more]
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|M 4.4||484 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
|M 4.4||484 km||Kermadec Islands Region||EMSC|
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