Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 219 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:19 am (GMT +12) -

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.1 quake South Pacific Ocean, 192 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, 5 Mar 2021 1:27 am (GMT +12), which had occurred 9 hours earlier.
Light mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 219 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:19 am (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 62 km depth

4 Mar 22:24 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: 4 Mar 2021 22:19:39 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 5 Mar 2021 10:19 am (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 61.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.42636°S / 179.95726°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (211 km / 131 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
152 km (94 mi) ENE of Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
268 km (167 mi) ENE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
335 km (208 mi) E of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
336 km (209 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 mi) NE of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
414 km (257 mi) E of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
465 km (289 mi) E of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
619 km (384 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 20.5°C (69 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 13 m/s (25 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.362 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
4.362 km4.3 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z., New ZealandEMSC

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