Minor mag. 3.2 earthquake - 144 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Monday, 31 August 2020
31 Aug 08:51 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.66608°S / 177.17177°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (64 km / 40 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
123 km (76 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
124 km (77 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
128 km (79 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
144 km (90 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
145 km (90 mi) N of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
183 km (114 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Mon, 31 Aug 08:47 UTC||M 3.2 / 5 km||144 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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