Very strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - 5.9 km southeast of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 28 June 1921 at 13:58 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 25 km depth
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.682°S / 176.888°E (Hastings District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSE of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) S of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) SSW of Wairoa (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Taupo (Waikato) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NE of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) SW of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSE of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (215 mi) SSE of Manukau (Auckland) (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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