Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 50 km north of Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand, on 30 Sep 4:59 am (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - 50 km north of Te Anau, Southland, New Zealand, on 30 Sep 4:59 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 40 km depth

29 Sep 16:01 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
29 Sep 16:19: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 49.1 to 40.3 km (from 31 to 25 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 10.6 km (6.6 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 29 Sep 2020 15:59:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Sep 4:59 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.1
Depth: 40.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.97349°S / 167.63472°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) SSW of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) W of Arrowtown (Otago) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) W of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NW of Papatowai (Otago) (pop: 6,590) --> See nearby quakes!
710 km (441 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -7.8°C (18 F), humidity: 99%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from E
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.140 km81 Km W of Queenstown, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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