Light mag. 2.8 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 34 km west of Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 12 August 2020 at 10:34 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 5 km depth
12 Aug 10:40 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Aug 2020 10:34:43 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.62965°S / 167.49696°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
34 km (21 mi) W of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NNW of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) WNW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) WNW of Arrowtown (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Kingston (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) W of Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) WNW of Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
699 km (434 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.8, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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