Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Southland District, 156 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:36 pm (GMT +13) -

Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Southland District, 156 km northwest of Invercargill, Southland, New Zealand, on Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:36 pm (GMT +13)

Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 5 km depth

26 Feb 07:38 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
26 Feb 07:39: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 2.5.
26 Feb 07:40: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 3.6 to 5.0 km (from 2.2 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: 26 Feb 2021 07:36:24 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 26 Feb 2021 8:36 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.50076°S / 166.79884°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) W of Manapouri (pop: 248) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) W of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) WNW of Winton (pop: 2,190) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) W of Kingston (Otago) (pop: 2,460) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) WSW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NW of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) WNW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) WSW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) WSW of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
796 km (495 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 14.1°C (57 F), humidity: 84%, wind: 2 m/s (3 kts) from E
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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2.45 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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