Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Central Hawke\'s Bay District, 28 km southwest of Hastings, New Zealand, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 4:32 pm (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - Central Hawke\'s Bay District, 28 km southwest of Hastings, New Zealand, on Monday, 1 Mar 2021 4:32 pm (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 31 km depth

1 Mar 03:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 minutes.
1 Mar 03:34: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 31.7 to 30.9 km (from 19.7 to 19.2 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.1 km (0.7 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 1 Mar 2021 03:32:03 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 1 Mar 2021 4:32 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.2
Depth: 30.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.8169°S / 176.62378°E (Central Hawke's Bay District, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) N of Otane (pop: 566) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SW of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of Taradale (Napier City) (pop: 16,600) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) SW of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NE of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) E of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) S of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) NE of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 22.5°C (73 F), humidity: 74%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 108 joules (35 kilowatt hours) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.231 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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