Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - South Taranaki District, 69 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Sunday, 6 June 2021 at 08:19 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 17 km depth
6 Jun 08:23 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 17.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.45442°S / 174.71526°E (South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) ENE of Meremere (pop: 379) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) E of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNE of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) ENE of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (38 mi) NNW of Wanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) SE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) SSW of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 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: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.0||17 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.0, 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.