Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 12 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 5:21 am (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - 12 km north of Whanganui, Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 5:21 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 29 km depth

27 Nov 16:25 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
Date & time: Nov 27, 2021 16:21:07 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 5:21 am (GMT +13)
Magnitude: 2.4
Depth: 29.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.82136°S / 175.04863°E (Wanganui District, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand)
Antipode: 39.821°N / 4.951°W
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (75 km / 47 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (8 mi) N of Whanganui (pop: 40,300) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Bulls (pop: 1,780) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) E of Patea (Taranaki) (pop: 1,290) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) SW of Waiouru (pop: 1,350) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (44 mi) ESE of Hawera (Taranaki) (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of Foxton (pop: 4,780) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NW of Palmerston North (pop: 76,000) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNW of Levin (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) SE of Nueva Plymouth (Taranaki) (pop: 49,200) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) N of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Light Rain 11.4°C (53 F), humidity: 97%, wind: 1 m/s (2 kts) from NNE
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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2.429 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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