Minor mag. 2.1 earthquake - South Taranaki District, 69 km southeast of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at 01:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 183 km depth
13 Jul 02:01 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 182.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.5731°S / 174.53845°E↗ (South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.573°N / 5.462°W↗
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (50 km / 31 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) E of Meremere (pop: 379) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) NNE of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) E of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) NW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (119 mi) N of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SSW of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.1||183 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.1, 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.