Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - Stratford District, 79 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Saturday, 29 May 2021 at 14:30 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 17 km depth
29 May 14:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 16.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.31966°S / 174.94373°E (Stratford District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (54 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) WSW of National Park (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ENE of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) ENE of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) N of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) S of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) N 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||17 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.