Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 97 Km WNW of Queenstown, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 09:54 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - 97 Km WNW of Queenstown, New Zealand, on Tuesday, 15 September 2020 at 09:54 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth

15 Sep 09:56 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
15 Sep 09:57: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.9.
15 Sep 09:59: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.5 to 5.0 km (from 3.4 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 12.7 km (7.9 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 15 Sep 2020 09:54:09 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.65576°S / 167.54552°E (New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
30 km (18 mi) W of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (61 mi) WNW of Queenstown (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WNW of Arrowtown (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Kingston (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) W of Wanaka (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) WNW of Cromwell (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
697 km (433 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.75 km97 km WNW of Queenstown, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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