Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 87 km west of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 13:56 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 87 km west of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 13:56 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 112 km depth

29 Jun 13:59 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
29 Jun 14:00: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 111.1 to 111.5 km (from 69 to 69 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.2 km (0.8 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: Jun 29, 2021 13:56:55 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 111.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.05003°S / 174.04276°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode: 40.05°N / 5.957°W
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (83 km / 52 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) W of Whanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) S of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (85 mi) WNW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNE of Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) N of Blenheim (pop: 26,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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2.6112 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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