Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 270 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Thursday, 12 November 2020 at 16:57 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 270 km northeast of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Thursday, 12 November 2020 at 16:57 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 138 km depth

12 Nov 17:01 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 12 Nov 2020 16:57:27 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 138.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.97369°S / 178.31763°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble V (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
205 km (127 mi) NNE of Te Kaha (pop: 403) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NNE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
299 km (186 mi) N of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
303 km (188 mi) NE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
333 km (207 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
337 km (209 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
666 km (414 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.1138 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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