Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - Stratford District, 72 km east of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand, on Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 19:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 23 km depth
24 Jul 19:11 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 10 minutes.
Depth: 22.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.18001°S / 174.90617°E↗ (Stratford District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.18°N / 5.094°W↗
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (58 km / 36 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
39 km (24 mi) S of Ohura (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 225) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ESE of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) NE of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) E of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) N of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SW of Rotorua (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) SSW of Tauranga (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||23 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|