Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 21 km ESE of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Friday, 30 Oct 2.12 pm (GMT +13) -

Mag. 2.2 earthquake  - 21 km ESE of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Friday, 30 Oct 2.12 pm (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 17 km depth

30 Oct 01:15 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
30 Oct 01:17: Magnitude recalculated from 2.0 to 2.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 23.0 to 17.3 km (from 14.3 to 10.7 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 3.1 km (2 mi) towards NW.
Date & time: 30 Oct 2020 01:12:48 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 30 Oct 2.12 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 17.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.42886°S / 175.8394°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000)
28 km (18 mi) E of Tokomaru (pop: 563)
47 km (29 mi) E of Foxton (pop: 4,780)
48 km (30 mi) SE of Bulls (pop: 1,780)
53 km (33 mi) ENE of Levin (pop: 19,800)
61 km (38 mi) NNE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700)
117 km (73 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200)
131 km (81 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Scattered Clouds 20.8°C (69 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 2.217 km21 Km ESE of Palmerston North, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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At magnitude 2.2, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.
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Mag. 2.2 earthquake - 21 km ESE of Palmerston North, New Zealand, on Friday, 30 Oct 2.12 pm (GMT +13)
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