Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - 142 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand on Sunday, 30 August 2020
30 Aug 21:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.69527°S / 177.20302°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (63 km / 39 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
124 km (77 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
124 km (77 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
126 km (78 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
142 km (88 mi) N of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
143 km (89 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
181 km (113 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 30 Aug 20:56 UTC||M 3.3 / 5 km||142 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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