Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 12:41 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 12:41 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 366 km depth

4 Jun 12:45 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Jun 4 12:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.6 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 351.1 to 365.6 km.
Date & time: 4 Jun 2020 12:41:51 UTC -
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 365.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.10643°S / 179.48°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Oliver-Speight (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
644 km (400 mi) NNE of Hicks Bay
699 km (435 mi) NE of Whangarei (pop: 50,900)
726 km (451 mi) NNE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
737 km (458 mi) NNE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
746 km (463 mi) NE of Auckland (pop: 417,900)
750 km (466 mi) NE of Manukau (pop: 362,000)
775 km (482 mi) NNE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
791 km (492 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.0366 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake New Zealand 4 June 12:41 UTC

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 07 Jun 2020 15:19 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    415.4 km (258.1 mi) depth
    |
    13 km (8 mi) distance
    | GEONET (NZ) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 4 June 2020 at 12:41 (GMT)
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