Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 123 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday, 30 August 2020
30 Aug 07:23 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 71.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.81935°S / 177.03766°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: White Island (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
106 km (66 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
108 km (67 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
112 km (70 mi) NE of Whangamata (pop: 4,300)
123 km (77 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
189 km (117 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
193 km (120 mi) E of Manukau City (pop: 362,000)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 30 Aug 07:15 UTC||M 3.1 / 71.6 km||123 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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