Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, August 8, 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.
Depth: 300.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.80565°S / 179.87346°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 31.806°N / 0.127°E
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (66 km / 41 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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|4.5||300 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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