Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 184 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:00 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 184 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:00 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth

28 Nov 10:03 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
28 Nov 10:06: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 36.0 to 33.0 km (from 22 to 21 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 4 km (2.5 mi) towards W.
Date & time: Nov 28, 2021 10:00:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Sunday, Nov 28, 2021 10:00 pm (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.16458°S / 178.90945°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode: 37.165°N / 1.091°W
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (122 km / 76 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
95 km (59 mi) NNE of Ruatoria (pop: 897) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNE of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Whakatane (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) ENE of Tauranga (pop: 110,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (161 mi) ENE of Rotorua (pop: 65,900) --> See nearby quakes!
300 km (186 mi) NE of Taupo (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NE of Napier City (pop: 56,800) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) NNE of Hastings (pop: 61,700) --> See nearby quakes!
580 km (361 mi) NE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 18.4°C (65 F), humidity: 87%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.033 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
4.036 kmNew Zealand: 4.0 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z.EMSC

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