Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Island, 28 km south of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 01:12 (GMT) -

Weak mag. 3.5 earthquake - North Island, 28 km south of Taupo, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 01:12 (GMT)

Weak magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 91 km depth

14 Jul 01:14 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 1 minute.
14 Jul 01:15: Magnitude recalculated from 2.3 to 2.7.
14 Jul 01:23: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 3.5. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 157.8 to 90.8 km (from 98 to 56 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 7.2 km (4.5 mi) towards S.
Date & time: Jul 14, 2021 01:12:54 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.5
Depth: 90.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.92141°S / 175.97978°E (Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Antipode: 38.921°N / 4.02°W
Nearest volcano: Taupo (5 km / 3 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) ENE of Turangi (pop: 3,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) SSW of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) S of Tokoroa (pop: 14,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SSW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Napier City (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NW of Hastings (Hawke's Bay) (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) SSE of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) SSE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) NNW of North Island (pop: 3,749,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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3.591 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Okoroire / Light shaking (MMI IV) / horizontal (sideways) swinging : Woke up to the bedroom rocking back and forth, the coats hanging on rack were swinging.  
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