Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 18:56 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 79 km depth
21 Apr 19:04 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 8 minutes.
Depth: 79.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.82973°S / 175.97295°E (Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taupo (3 km / 2 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NE of Turangi (pop: 3,400) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) SSW of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) S of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) SSE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
292 km (181 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) N of North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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