Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - 700 km NE of Whakatane, New Zealand on Sunday, 13 September 2020
13 Sep 21:51 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 33.07826°S / 178.13544°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (168 km / 104 mi)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 1012 joules (1.56 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Time||Mag. / Depth||Location||Source|
|Sun, 13 Sep 21:44 UTC||M 5.3 / 33 km||700 km NE of Whakatane, New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Tauranga / not felt