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

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

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 25, 2021 10:24:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:24 pm (GMT +13)
Depth33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude41.04448°S / 174.68727°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode41.044°N / 5.313°W
Shaking intensityWeak shaking
Felt4 reports
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoTaranaki (201 km / 125 mi)
Nearby towns and cities17 km (10 mi) NW of Porirua (pop: 50,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
27 km (17 mi) NW of Lower Hutt (pop: 101,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
28 km (17 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
31 km (19 mi) WSW of Paraparaumu (pop: 30,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) WNW of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
50 km (31 mi) SW of Otaki (pop: 6,090) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (42 mi) SW of Levin (pop: 19,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
82 km (51 mi) W of Masterton (pop: 28,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
109 km (68 mi) SW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
120 km (75 mi) ENE of Nelson (pop: 59,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 15.4°C (60 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 11 m/s (21 kts) from NNW
Estimated seismic energy released4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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3.234 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (4)

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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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