Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 364 km northeast of Auckland, New Zealand, on 27 Oct 10:22 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 364 km northeast of Auckland, New Zealand, on 27 Oct 10:22 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 164 km depth

27 Oct 10:26 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
27 Oct 10:32: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 282.0 to 163.7 km (from 175 to 102 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 68 km (42 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 27 Oct 2020 10:22:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 27 Oct 10:22 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 163.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.49501°S / 178.45157°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble II West (17 km / 11 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
259 km (161 mi) NNE of Te Kaha (pop: 403) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (197 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
354 km (220 mi) N of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
363 km (225 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
364 km (226 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) E of Whangarei (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
380 km (236 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
719 km (447 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 17.5°C (64 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.5164 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
4.3274 km4.3 Off E. Coast Of N. Island, N.z., New ZealandEMSC

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