Mag. 4.1 earthquake - 376 km northeast of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 07:16 (GMT) -

Mag. 4.1 earthquake  - 376 km northeast of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 07:16 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 94 km depth

14 Aug 07:20 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.6 to 94.3 km.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2020 07:16:01 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 94.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.83676°S / 179.8353°W (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Brothers (100 km / 62 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
449 km (279 mi) NE of Whakatane (New Zealand) (pop: 18,600)
466 km (290 mi) NNE of Gisborne (New Zealand) (pop: 34,300)
478 km (297 mi) NE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
508 km (315 mi) NE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
533 km (331 mi) ENE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
535 km (332 mi) ENE of North Shore (New Zealand) (pop: 207,900)
539 km (335 mi) E of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
547 km (340 mi) NE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.194 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Ireland / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : It was at 8:51am, I was on the first floor of my house in the kitchen and the ground shook for over 10 seconds. There is no construction and my neighbours also felt it. There is no destruction to houses as they are prepared for theses.
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