Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 128 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand on Thursday, 3 September 2020
3 Sep 01:15 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.8115°S / 177.12646°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
114 km (71 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
114 km (71 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
116 km (72 mi) E of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
129 km (80 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
167 km (104 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: 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|
|Thu, 3 Sep 01:11 UTC||M 3.4 / 5 km||128 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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