Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.7 km east of Taringamotu, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 2:19 am (GMT +13) -

Mag. 2.3 earthquake  - 4.7 km east of Taringamotu, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 2:19 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 134 km depth

29 Oct 13:22 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
29 Oct 13:59: Magnitude recalculated from 1.9 to 2.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 107.2 to 134.4 km (from 67 to 84 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 21 km (13.2 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 01:19:56 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Oct 2:19 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.3
Depth: 134.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.83649°S / 175.30402°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ngauruhoe (25 km / 16 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) E of Ohura (pop: 225)
39 km (25 mi) NNW of National Park (pop: 500)
47 km (29 mi) WNW of Turangi (Waikato) (pop: 3,400)
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Taupo (Waikato) (pop: 22,500)
83 km (52 mi) SW of Tokoroa (Waikato) (pop: 14,300)
113 km (70 mi) SW of Rotorua (pop: 65,900)
117 km (73 mi) S of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600)
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 14.4°C (58 F), humidity: 98%, wind: 0 m/s (0 kts) from SSE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.3134 km47 Km WNW of Turangi, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Mag. 2.3 earthquake - 4.7 km east of Taringamotu, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 2:19 am (GMT +13)
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