Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 4.5 km northwest of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New Zealand, on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10:32 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 4.5 km northwest of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New Zealand, on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 10:32 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 195 km depth

30 Jul 10:35 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
30 Jul 10:36: Magnitude recalculated from 2.5 to 2.7.
30 Jul 10:38: Magnitude recalculated from 2.7 to 2.4. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 234.7 to 194.5 km (from 146 to 121 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 28 km (17 mi) towards SE.
Date & time: Jul 30, 2021 10:32:23 UTC -
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 194.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.5601°S / 174.25008°E (South Taranaki District, Taranaki, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.56°N / 5.75°W
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (33 km / 21 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Hawera (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SSW of Eltham (pop: 2,240) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) NW of Patea (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) ESE of Opunake (pop: 1,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SSE of New Plymouth (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) S of Waitara (pop: 6,320) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WNW of Whanganui (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Palmerston North (Manawatu-Wanganui) (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) SSW of Hamilton (Waikato) (pop: 152,600) --> 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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2.4195 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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