Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 29 km northwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 11:51 pm (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 3.4 earthquake - 29 km northwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 11:51 pm (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 3.4 earthquake at 180 km depth

7 Feb 10:55 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Date & time: 7 Feb 2021 10:51:58 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 7 Feb 2021 11:51 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 3.4
Depth: 180.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.48599°S / 175.86452°E (Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Maroa (20 km / 12 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) S of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
29 km (18 mi) NW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) SW of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSE of Cambridge (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 12.8°C (55 F), humidity: 78%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from N
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 109 joules (2.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.9 tons of TNT) More info
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.4180 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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