Minor mag. 2.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 182 km southwest of Wellington, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jan 13, 2022 at 1:38 am (GMT +12) -
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 45 km depth
12 Jan 13:40 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
|Date & time||Jan 12, 2022 13:38:19 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Thursday, Jan 13, 2022 at 1:38 am (GMT +12)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||42.73886°S / 173.75264°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)|
|Antipode||42.739°N / 6.247°W|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)|
|Nearby towns and cities||182 km (113 mi) SSW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
88 km (54 mi) NE of Pegasus Island (pop: 350) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Weather at epicenter at time of quake||Overcast Clouds 14.2°C (58 F), humidity: 72%, wind: 12 m/s (23 kts) from SSW|
|Estimated seismic energy released||2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.4||45 km||New Zealand||GEONET (NZ)|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.4, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.