Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 4.4 km southwest of Rurima Island, New Zealand, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 9:26 am (GMT +13) -

Light mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 4.4 km southwest of Rurima Island, New Zealand, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 9:26 am (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 121 km depth

24 Jan 20:27 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 minutes.
24 Jan 20:28: Magnitude recalculated from 3.2 to 3.0.
24 Jan 20:34: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 4.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 5.1 to 120.7 km (from 3.2 to 75 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 37 km (23 mi) towards NE.
Date & time: 24 Jan 2021 20:26:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 25 Jan 2021 9:26 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 4.1
Depth: 120.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.85541°S / 176.83144°E (South Pacific Ocean, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Okataina (Tarawera) (41 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Matata (pop: 722) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) N of Edgecumbe (pop: 1,640) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NW of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NNE of Kawerau (pop: 6,700) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Opotiki (pop: 4,040) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) ESE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
420 km (261 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 19.2°C (66 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from SSW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.1121 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
M 4.1121 km4.1 NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC

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