Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 356 km east of Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday, 20 Nov 2020 7:58 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 356 km east of Auckland, New Zealand, on Friday, 20 Nov 2020 7:58 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 175 km depth

20 Nov 08:01 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
20 Nov 08:02: Magnitude recalculated from 3.7 to 3.9.
20 Nov 08:09: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 176.6 to 175.3 km (from 110 to 109 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (10.2 mi) towards N.
Date & time: 20 Nov 2020 07:58:45 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 20 Nov 2020 7:58 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 175.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.72609°S / 178.47995°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rumble III (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
235 km (146 mi) NNE of Te Kaha (pop: 403) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) N of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) ENE of Manukau (pop: 362,000) --> See nearby quakes!
355 km (221 mi) ENE of North Shore (pop: 207,900) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) ENE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
365 km (227 mi) NE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
367 km (228 mi) ENE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
697 km (433 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 16.3°C (61 F), humidity: 49%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from E
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
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
4.2175 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
3.9177 km3.9 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z., New ZealandEMSC

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