Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 18:51 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - 20 km northeast of Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, on Monday, July 19, 2021 at 18:51 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 3.1 earthquake at 136 km depth

19 Jul 18:53 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
19 Jul 18:54: Magnitude recalculated from 2.2 to 2.7.
19 Jul 18:56: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 3.1. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 136.4 to 135.7 km (from 85 to 84 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 5.6 km (3.5 mi) towards SSE.
Date & time: Jul 19, 2021 18:51:17 UTC -
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 135.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.98458°S / 176.37082°E (Rotorua District, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand)
Antipode: 37.985°N / 3.629°W
Nearest volcano: Rotorua (14 km / 9 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
19 km (12 mi) SSW of Paengaroa (pop: 901) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (13 mi) NNE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Kawerau (pop: 6,700) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SSE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
54 km (34 mi) W of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NNE of Taupo (Waikato) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) E of Cambridge (Waikato) (pop: 15,200) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) ESE of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) SE of Auckland (pop: 417,900) --> See nearby quakes!
392 km (243 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: 2.8 x 109 joules (783 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.674 tons of TNT) More info
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3.1136 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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