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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 13 August 2020

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 13 August 2020
Aug 13 01:04: Magnitude recalculated from 4.0 to 4.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 84.0 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 13 August 2020 00:46 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.98976°S / 178.20815°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Giggenbach (40 km / 25 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Thu, 13 Aug 00:46 UTCM 4.2 / 33 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 13 August 2020

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