Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 134 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand on Friday, 4 September 2020
4 Sep 17:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.76163°S / 177.18401°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Clark (68 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
117 km (73 mi) NW of Te Kaha (pop: 400)
121 km (75 mi) NE of Pauanui (pop: 700)
122 km (76 mi) NE of Tairua (pop: 1,600)
134 km (83 mi) N of Whakatane (pop: 18,600)
137 km (85 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
174 km (108 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
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|
|Fri, 4 Sep 16:57 UTC||M 3.1 / 12 km||134 km N of Whakatane, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
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