Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 131 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand on Tuesday, 1 September 2020
1 Sep 10:34 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.71364°S / 177.00394°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (80 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
108 km (67 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
115 km (71 mi) NE of Whangamata (pop: 4,300)
131 km (81 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
192 km (119 mi) E of Manukau City (pop: 362,000)
193 km (120 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Tue, 1 Sep 10:30 UTC||M 3.4 / 5 km||131 km NE of Tauranga, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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