Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - South Waikato District, 73 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 02:31 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.3 earthquake - South Waikato District, 73 km southeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 02:31 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 168 km depth

29 Jun 02:33 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
29 Jun 02:34: Magnitude recalculated from 2.9 to 2.7.
29 Jun 03:10: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 3.3. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 183.5 to 167.9 km (from 114 to 104 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 16 km (10.1 mi) towards NNE.
Date & time: Jun 29, 2021 02:31:01 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.3
Depth: 167.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.28539°S / 175.81592°E (South Waikato District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Antipode: 38.285°N / 4.184°W
Nearest volcano: Maroa (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) SW of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) WSW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Matamata (pop: 6,310) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) ESE of Otorohanga (pop: 2,670) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) SE of Cambridge (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) SSE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 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: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) More info
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3.3168 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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