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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 133 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday, 30 August 2020

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 5.2 quake: 131 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand, 28 Aug 2020 15:47, which had occurred 1 day 19 hours earlier.
Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake  - 133 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday, 30 August 2020
30 Aug 10:59 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Aug 30 11:19: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 34.1 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 30 August 2020 10:56 UTC
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.76488°S / 177.1248°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: White Island (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km (72 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
117 km (73 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
119 km (74 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
133 km (83 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
171 km (107 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
198 km (123 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 30 Aug 10:56 UTCM 3.1 / 5 km133 km NE of Tauranga, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 133 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Sunday, 30 August 2020
 

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