Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 130 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand on Wednesday, 2 September 2020
2 Sep 20:47 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 2.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.79462°S / 177.11897°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
116 km (72 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
116 km (72 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
130 km (81 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
168 km (105 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
196 km (122 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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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Wed, 2 Sep 20:44 UTC||M 3.1 / 2.3 km||130 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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