Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - Tasman District, 59 km west of Nelson, New Zealand, on Friday, May 28, 2021 at 04:49 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 109 km depth
28 May 04:54 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Depth: 108.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.16084°S / 172.59621°E↗ (Tasman District, Tasman, New Zealand)
Antipode: 41.161°N / 7.404°W↗
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NW of Tapawera (pop: 432) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) W of Motueka (pop: 7,490) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SSW of Takaka (pop: 1,220) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WNW of Mapua (pop: 1,820) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (29 mi) NW of Wakefield (Tasman District) (pop: 1,660) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) WNW of Richmond (pop: 14,000) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) W of Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) WNW of Blenheim (Marlborough) (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) W of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) W of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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