Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 16 km east of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 18:58 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 650 km depth
1 Aug 19:06 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 650.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.7667°S / 175.46982°E↗ (Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Antipode: 37.767°N / 4.53°W↗
Nearest volcano: Rotorua (78 km / 48 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) N of Cambridge (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) E of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) W of Matamata (pop: 6,310) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) ESE of Ngaruawahia (pop: 5,110) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) W of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SE of Pukekohe East (Auckland) (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (49 mi) WNW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) SSE of Papakura (Auckland) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SSE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) N of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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