Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 27 km west of Milford Sound, Southland, New Zealand, on Sunday, 6 September 2020 at 11:00 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 5 km depth
6 Sep 11:03 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2020 11:00:01 UTC -
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.73212°S / 167.59103°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) WSW of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) WNW of Arrowtown (Otago) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) W of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (82 mi) WNW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
698 km (434 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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|2.6||5 km||91 km WNW of Queenstown, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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