Minor mag. 3.6 earthquake - 3.6 Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z. (New Zealand) on Thursday, 3 September 2020
3 Sep 16:31 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.88°S / 177.14°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: White Island (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
107 km (66 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
114 km (71 mi) E of Pauanui (pop: 700)
116 km (72 mi) E of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
124 km (77 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
161 km (100 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
192 km (120 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Thu, 3 Sep 16:28 UTC||M 3.6 / 8 km||3.6 Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z. (New Zealand)||EMSC|
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