Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 40 km southwest of Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand, on Friday, 14 August 2020 at 19:14 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 5 km depth
14 Aug 19:18 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 14 Aug 2020 19:14:10 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.83198°S / 167.47119°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) WSW of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) WNW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) W of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) W of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
182 km (113 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
247 km (154 mi) NW of Papatowai (Otago) (pop: 6,590) --> See nearby quakes!
712 km (443 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: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.2||5 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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