Mag. 4.5 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 8 August 2020 at 06:15 (GMT) -
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 300 km depth
8 Aug 06:41 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 26 minutes.
Date & time: 8 Aug 2020 06:15:26 UTC -
Depth: 300.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.80565°S / 179.87346°W
Nearest volcano: Volcano W
(66 km / 41 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:688 km (427 mi) ENE of Kerikeri
(pop: 5,650)692 km (430 mi) NE of Whangarei
(pop: 50,900)746 km (464 mi) NE of Auckland
(pop: 417,900)747 km (464 mi) NNE of Tauranga
(pop: 110,300)751 km (467 mi) NE of Manukau
(pop: 362,000)786 km (488 mi) NNE of Gisborne
(pop: 34,300)788 km (490 mi) NNE of Rotorua
(pop: 65,900)798 km (496 mi) NE of Hamilton
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011
joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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