Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 28 km north of Wellington, New Zealand, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 11:24 pm (GMT +13) -

Weak mag. 3.2 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 28 km north of Wellington, New Zealand, on Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 11:24 pm (GMT +13)

Weak magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 34 km depth

25 Nov 10:26 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
25 Nov 10:27: Magnitude recalculated from 3.0 to 3.2.
25 Nov 10:36: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 38.3 to 33.5 km (from 24 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.7 km (1.1 mi) towards ENE.
Date & time: Nov 25, 2021 10:24:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 11:24 pm (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.04448°S / 174.68727°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode: 41.044°N / 5.313°W
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) NW of Porirua (pop: 50,900) --> See nearby quakes!
27 km (17 mi) NW of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Paraparaumu (pop: 25,300) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SW of Otaki (pop: 6,090) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) SW of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Masterton (pop: 20,700) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) ENE of Nelson (pop: 59,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Broken Clouds 15.4°C (60 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NNW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.234 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
3.238 km3.2 COOK STRAIT, NEW ZEALANDEMSC

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Upper Hutt, Wellington (28.2 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Very short vibration felt like a truck going past the house (reported through our app)  
Eastbourne (30.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump : Quick  
Wellington / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Heard the walls creak for one second (reported through our app)  
BAUCHOP Road, Lower Hutt / Weak shaking (MMI III) / single lateral shake / 1-2 s : Aware a quake was about to happen, then a short quick thud  
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Date and time GMTMag
Depth
DistanceLocationDetails
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7.9

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Feb 2, 1931 22:46
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Feb 13, 1931 01:27
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7.3

45 km
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Jun 16, 1929 22:47
93 years ago
7.3

20 km
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May 23, 1968 17:24
54 years ago
7.2

20 km
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Mar 5, 1934 11:46
88 years ago
7.2

35 km
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Mar 25, 1947 20:32
75 years ago
7.0

165 km
338km / 210mi19 km NE of Wairoa, Hawke's Bay, New ZealandMore
Jun 24, 1942 11:16
80 years ago
7.0

15 km
100km / 62mi31 km SE of Masterton, Wellington, New ZealandMore
Mar 9, 1929 10:50
93 years ago
7.0

20 km
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Aug 1, 1942 12:34
79 years ago
6.8

35 km
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Jun 28, 1921 13:58
101 years ago
6.7

25 km
240km / 149mi5.9 km SE of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New ZealandMore
Aug 5, 1917 15:50
104 years ago
6.6

15 km
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Aug 16, 2013 02:31
8 years ago
6.5

10 km
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8 years ago
6.5

14 km
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Jul 21, 2013 05:09
8 years ago
6.5

17 km
70km / 43miTasman Sea, 52 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
May 22, 1948 19:21
74 years ago
6.5

15 km
215km / 134mi17 km E of Hanmer Springs, Hurunui District, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
May 13, 1990 04:23
32 years ago
6.4

21 km
143km / 89mi39 km E of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Dec 27, 1961 23:48
60 years ago
6.4

20 km
99km / 61mi37 km SE of Masterton, Wellington, New ZealandMore
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91 years ago
6.4

15 km
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Jan 20, 2014 02:52
8 years ago
6.3

27 km
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Jan 20, 2014 02:52
8 years ago
6.3

50 km
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Jul 3, 2012 10:36
9 years ago
6.3

230 km
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32 years ago
6.3

24 km
142km / 88mi42 km E of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Feb 10, 1951 03:27
71 years ago
6.3

15 km
200km / 124mi19 km S of Otane, Central Hawke's Bay District, New ZealandMore
Mar 15, 1934 10:46
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6.3

25 km
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6.2

207 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:52
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6.2

32 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:32
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15 km
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Jan 20, 2014 02:52
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34 km
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6.2

8 km
89km / 55mi9.4 km SE of Seddon, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Nov 24, 1995 06:18
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6.2

10 km
322km / 200miSelwyn District, 91 km NW of Christchurch, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Jan 5, 1973 13:54
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6.2

150 km
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Nov 13, 2016 13:31
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6.0

25 km
160km / 99mi17 km N of Kaikoura, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Apr 24, 2015 03:36
7 years ago
6.0

80 km
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Aug 16, 2013 05:31
8 years ago
6.0

14 km
78km / 48miTasman Sea, 60 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
May 27, 1992 22:30
30 years ago
6.0

85 km
102km / 64miMarlborough District, 95 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Feb 10, 1990 03:27
32 years ago
6.0

9.8 km
213km / 133miHurunui District, 133 km N of Christchurch, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Jan 18, 1977 05:41
45 years ago
6.0

50 km
85km / 53miTasman Sea, 66 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
May 10, 1962 00:27
60 years ago
6.0

25 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:19
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5.9

12 km
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10 km
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Nov 15, 2016 06:30
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7.5 km
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4.4 km
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Nov 14, 2016 07:21
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23 km
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10 km
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11 km
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5.8

19 km
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87 km
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5.7

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5.7

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5.7

8 km
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8 years ago
5.7

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49 years ago
5.7

74 km
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5 years ago
5.6

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5.6

41 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:41
5 years ago
5.6

9 km
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Nov 13, 2016 11:24
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5.6

12 km
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Aug 16, 2013 03:51
8 years ago
5.6

19 km
84km / 52miTasman Sea, 68 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Sep 8, 1991 13:50
30 years ago
5.6

88 km
94km / 58miTasman Sea, 49 km W of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Oct 4, 1990 23:48
31 years ago
5.6

37 km
53km / 33miTasman Sea, 26 km SE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Aug 8, 1989 07:59
32 years ago
5.6

122 km
107km / 67miTasman Sea, 65 km W of Whanganui, New ZealandMore
Jun 10, 1975 10:11
47 years ago
5.6

52 km
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Feb 21, 1960 00:46
62 years ago
5.6

50 km
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Nov 7, 2021 03:16
4 weeks ago
5.5

190 km
134km / 83miTasman Sea, 157 km NW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 29, 2016 02:34
5 years ago
5.5

15 km
59km / 37miTasman Sea, 39 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 4, 2016 03:15
5 years ago
5.5

12 km
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Sep 22, 2014 14:41
7 years ago
5.5

24 km
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Aug 17, 2013 08:58
8 years ago
5.5

20 km
97km / 60mi29 km S of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Aug 16, 2013 06:55
8 years ago
5.5

20 km
78km / 48miTasman Sea, 59 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Aug 16, 2013 03:09
8 years ago
5.5

8 km
94km / 58mi8.8 km S of Seddon, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Jul 21, 2013 05:13
8 years ago
5.5

5 km
84km / 52miSouth Pacific Ocean, 58 km S of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Mar 2, 1992 09:05
30 years ago
5.5

28 km
162km / 101mi64 km E of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Oct 6, 1990 02:41
31 years ago
5.5

39 km
82km / 51miSouth Wairarapa District, 58 km SE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jun 13, 1973 09:36
49 years ago
5.5

67 km
86km / 54miTasman Sea, 96 km NE of Nelson, New ZealandMore
Apr 22, 1973 20:30
49 years ago
5.5

17 km
192km / 120miMarlborough District, 112 km S of Nelson, New ZealandMore
Jan 25, 2020 10:45
1 year 45 weeks ago
5.4

64 km
48km / 30miTasman Sea, 51 km NW of Paraparaumu, New ZealandMore
Oct 22, 2017 04:10
4 years ago
5.4

13 km
179km / 111mi15 km W of Kaikoura, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Nov 15, 2016 05:09
5 years ago
5.4

7.5 km
162km / 101mi17 km N of Kaikoura, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Nov 13, 2016 22:19
5 years ago
5.4

45 km
193km / 120mi35 km NE of Hanmer Springs, Hurunui District, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Sep 22, 2014 14:41
7 years ago
5.4

28 km
120km / 75mi42 km SE of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Aug 16, 2013 02:45
8 years ago
5.4

6 km
93km / 58mi11 km S of Seddon, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Jul 28, 2013 13:07
8 years ago
5.4

12 km
79km / 49miTasman Sea, 61 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jul 15, 2009 09:38
12 years ago
5.4

163 km
133km / 83miTasman Sea, 87 km SW of Hawera, South Taranaki District, New ZealandMore
Oct 3, 2007 19:15
14 years ago
5.4

70 km
195km / 121miMarlborough District, 104 km S of Nelson, New ZealandMore
Mar 13, 2005 15:08
17 years ago
5.4

141 km
134km / 83miTasman Sea, 159 km NW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Jun 9, 1991 11:01
31 years ago
5.4

109 km
108km / 67miTasman Sea, 59 km W of Whanganui, New ZealandMore
Feb 5, 1982 17:51
40 years ago
5.4

64 km
91km / 56miMasterton, 98 km NE of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Dec 27, 1981 17:18
40 years ago
5.4

38 km
149km / 93mi62 km E of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Oct 2, 1977 03:39
44 years ago
5.4

180 km
134km / 84miTasman Sea, 121 km N of Nelson, New ZealandMore
May 19, 1976 11:11
46 years ago
5.4

161 km
141km / 88miTasman Sea, 86 km S of Nueva Plymouth, New ZealandMore
Oct 12, 2021 01:55
8 weeks ago
5.3

150 km
134km / 83miTasman Sea, New ZealandMore
Jan 5, 2017 11:17
5 years ago
5.3

13 km
107km / 67mi38 km S of Blenheim, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Nov 14, 2016 01:30
5 years ago
5.3

45 km
166km / 103miSouth Pacific Ocean, 8.5 km NE of Kaikoura, Canterbury, New ZealandMore
Nov 13, 2016 15:33
5 years ago
5.3

16 km
89km / 55mi18 km SE of Seddon, Marlborough District, New ZealandMore
Jul 18, 2013 21:06
8 years ago
5.3

17 km
64km / 40miTasman Sea, 46 km SW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
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