Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 64 km south of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Friday, 7 May 2021 at 08:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 174 km depth
7 May 09:09 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 173.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.63866°S / 174.16875°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Manaia (pop: 902) --> See nearby quakes!
11 km (7 mi) WSW of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SSW of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) WNW of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SE of Opunake (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) S of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Wanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WNW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NNW of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||174 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.