Weak mag. 2.4 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 33 km south of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 14:42 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 12 km depth
28 Jul 14:45 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.21155°S / 174.91682°E↗ (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode: 40.212°N / 5.083°W↗
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SW of Ratana (pop: 437) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) SSW of Whanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) W of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) NW of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
64 km (40 mi) NNW of Otaki (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) N of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) N of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) N of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) SSE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.