Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Central Hawke's Bay District, 95 km south of Napier City, New Zealand, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 12:59 pm (GMT +13) -

Light mag. 3.9 earthquake - Central Hawke\'s Bay District, 95 km south of Napier City, New Zealand, on Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 12:59 pm (GMT +13)

Light magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 16 km depth

28 Feb 00:00 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 minutes.
28 Feb 00:01: Magnitude recalculated from 3.8 to 4.0.
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28 Feb 00:05: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.9 to 15.8 km (from 9.9 to 9.8 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 9.9 km (6.2 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 27 Feb 2021 23:59:02 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, 28 Feb 2021 12:59 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 3.9
Depth: 15.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.31815°S / 176.62814°E (Central Hawke's Bay District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (146 km / 91 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
40 km (25 mi) SE of Takapau (pop: 597) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) E of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) SSW of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NE of Masterton (Wellington) (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) ESE of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
305 km (189 mi) SSE of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 23.9°C (75 F), humidity: 60%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from E
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
3.916 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
4.016 km4.0 NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC

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