Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 38 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 09:29 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 2.7 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 38 km west of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 09:29 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 9 km depth

10 Jul 09:31 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
10 Jul 09:42: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 8.9 to 9.0 km (from 5.5 to 5.6 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 6.7 km (4.1 mi) towards ESE.
Date & time: Jul 10, 2021 09:29:21 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 9.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.24015°S / 175.1868°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode: 40.24°N / 4.813°W
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (110 km / 68 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
18 km (11 mi) WSW of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NNW of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSE of Whanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WNW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (28 mi) N of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) N of Otaki (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) N of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NNW of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) N of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 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: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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2.79 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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BULLS / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / very short : One jolt to house  
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