Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - Stratford District, 56 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at 01:32 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 123 km depth
15 Jul 01:37 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 5 minutes.
Depth: 123.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.18279°S / 174.7092°E↗ (Stratford District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.183°N / 5.291°W↗
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (57 km / 35 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SE of Urenui (pop: 421) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) ESE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NE of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NNW of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (102 mi) SSW of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
209 km (130 mi) SW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 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: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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