Mag. 4.2 earthquake - New Zealand on 29 Oct 1:51 am (GMT +12) -

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - New Zealand on 29 Oct 1:51 am (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 422 km depth

28 Oct 14:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 9 minutes.
28 Oct 14:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 454.3 to 422.0 km (from 282 to 262 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 34 km (21 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 28 Oct 2020 01:51:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 29 Oct 1:51 am (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 422.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.09078°S / 179.28954°E (international territory)
Nearest volcano: Volcano W (147 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
605 km (376 mi) NE of Kerikeri (New Zealand) (pop: 5,650)
611 km (380 mi) NE of Whangarei (New Zealand) (pop: 50,900)
669 km (416 mi) NE of North Shore (New Zealand) (pop: 207,900)
672 km (418 mi) NE of Auckland (New Zealand) (pop: 417,900)
678 km (422 mi) NE of Manukau (New Zealand) (pop: 362,000)
684 km (425 mi) NNE of Tauranga (New Zealand) (pop: 110,300)
727 km (452 mi) NNE of Rotorua (New Zealand) (pop: 65,900)
731 km (454 mi) NNE of Hamilton (New Zealand) (pop: 152,600)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 18°C (64 F), humidity: 86%, wind: 9 m/s (17 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.2422 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 3.9454 km3.9 South Of Kermadec IslandsEMSC

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