Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 5.8 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke\'s Bay, New Zealand, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 4:16 am (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 5.8 km northwest of Napier City, Hawke\'s Bay, New Zealand, on Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 4:16 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 26 km depth

13 Feb 15:19 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
13 Feb 15:20: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.2 to 26.3 km (from 15.7 to 16.3 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4.8 km (3 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 13 Feb 2021 15:16:55 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 14 Feb 2021 4:16 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 26.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.45219°S / 176.87047°E (Napier City, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taupo (103 km / 64 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) N of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) N of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SW of Wairoa (pop: 4,260) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NE of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) SSE of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) SE of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SE of North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 15.6°C (60 F), humidity: 90%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.426 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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