Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Southland District, 245 km northwest of Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, on Monday, 24 May 2021 at 18:36 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 5 km depth
24 May 18:42 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 6 minutes.
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.3722°S / 168.21999°E (Southland District, Southland, New Zealand)
Nearby towns and cities:
41 km (25 mi) NE of Milford Sound (pop: 435) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NW of Arrowtown (Otago) (pop: 2,150) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Queenstown (Otago) (pop: 10,400) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Wanaka (Otago) (pop: 4,430) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NW of Cromwell (Otago) (pop: 5,160) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNE of Te Anau (pop: 2,070) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Gore (pop: 12,100) --> See nearby quakes!
226 km (140 mi) N of Invercargill (pop: 47,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NW of Dunedin (Otago) (pop: 114,300) --> See nearby quakes!
635 km (395 mi) SW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> 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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