Mag. 4.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 1 June 2020 at 02:37 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.5 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 1 June 2020 at 02:37 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 250 km depth

1 Jun 02:40 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Jun 1 02:41: Magnitude recalculated from 2.1 to 2.2.
Jun 1 02:46: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 4.5.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.1 to 250.0 km.
Date & time: 1 Jun 2020 02:37:05 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 250.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.84106°S / 179.28566°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: White Island (23 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
610 km (379 mi) NE of Ngunguru (Whangarei, New Zealand) (pop: 1,360)
630 km (392 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
695 km (432 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
701 km (436 mi) NE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
710 km (441 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
716 km (445 mi) NE of Pukekohe East (New Zealand) (pop: 21,400)
753 km (468 mi) NNE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
755 km (469 mi) NNE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.5250 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 4.5250 km4.5 Kermadec Islands RegionEMSC

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