Minor mag. 3.0 earthquake - South Waikato District, 41 km southwest of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 18:03 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 3.0 earthquake at 155 km depth
24 May 18:16 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 13 minutes.
Depth: 154.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.33688°S / 175.84528°E↗ (South Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Antipode: 38.337°N / 4.155°W↗
Nearest volcano: Maroa (22 km / 14 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) S of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) WSW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) S of Matamata (pop: 6,310) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SE of Cambridge (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) SE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) SE of Waitakere (pop: 208,100) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) SSE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
341 km (212 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: 2 x 109 joules (554 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.477 tons of TNT) More info
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