Minor mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Taranaki District, 69 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at 12:51 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 107 km depth
1 Jul 12:54 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
Depth: 107.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.59814°S / 174.50218°E↗ (South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.598°N / 5.498°W↗
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) E of Meremere (pop: 379) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) E of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) ESE of Opunake (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) SSE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNW of Lower Hutt (Wellington) (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 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: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.9, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.