Mag. 4.9 earthquake - New Zealand on 15 Oct 2:09 pm (GMT +12) -

Mag. 4.9 earthquake  - New Zealand on 15 Oct 2:09 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 33 km depth

15 Oct 02:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 23 minutes.
Date & time: 15 Oct 2020 02:09:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 15 Oct 2:09 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.80903°S / 178.89537°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Giggenbach (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
753 km (468 mi) NE of Russell (New Zealand) (pop: 839)
760 km (472 mi) NE of Kerikeri (Far North District, New Zealand) (pop: 5,650)
772 km (480 mi) NE of Waimate North (New Zealand) (pop: 2,800)
785 km (488 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
826 km (513 mi) NE of Dargaville (New Zealand) (pop: 4,670)
869 km (540 mi) NNE of Pakuranga (Auckland, New Zealand) (pop: 8,910)
872 km (542 mi) NNE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
872 km (542 mi) NNE of Thames (New Zealand) (pop: 7,140)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 19.7°C (67 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 9 m/s (18 kts) from N
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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M 4.933 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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