Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 3.6 km northeast of Geraldine, Canterbury, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 25 August 2020 at 13:38 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 4 km depth
25 Aug 13:40 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 3.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.06917°S / 171.27901°E (Timaru District, Canterbury, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) NE of Geraldine (pop: 2,300) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNE of Pleasant Point (pop: 1,190) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) N of Timaru (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Ashburton (pop: 30,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSW of Methven (pop: 1,240) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) WSW of Rakaia (pop: 1,040) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Darfield (pop: 1,590) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) WSW of Christchurch (pop: 363,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SW of Rangiora (pop: 18,400) --> See nearby quakes!
421 km (262 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: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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