Minor mag. 2.2 earthquake - South Waikato District, 50 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 06:02 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.2 earthquake at 200 km depth
7 May 06:09 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 7 minutes.
Depth: 200.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.04325°S / 175.75476°E (South Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Rotorua (45 km / 28 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) S of Tirau (pop: 778) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) ESE of Cambridge (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) WNW of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (33 mi) SW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
370 km (230 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
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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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.2, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.