Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 218 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 10:17 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 240 km depth
12 Aug 10:35 UTC: First to report: BMKG after 18 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2020 10:17:14 UTC -
Depth: 240.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.73°S / 166.89°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) WNW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
221 km (138 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) WNW of Dunedin (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) W of Timaru (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
396 km (246 mi) WSW of Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> See nearby quakes!
477 km (297 mi) WSW of Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
747 km (464 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: BMKG (Meteorological, Climatological, and Geophysical Agency of Indonesia)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||240 km||Off W. Coast of S. Island, N.Z. (New Zealand)||BMKG|
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