Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 787 km northeast of Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand, on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 08:43 GMT
Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 306 km depth
13 Aug 16:37 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 hours.
|Date & time||Aug 13, 2020 08:43:17 UTC|
|Local time at epicenter|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||31.39805°S / 178.95786°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||31.398°N / 1.042°E|
|Shaking intensity||Very weak shaking|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearest volcano||Havre Seamount (34 km / 21 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities|
|Estimated seismic energy released||1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy|
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|4.8||306 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.