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Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:45 am (GMT +12) -

Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:45 am (GMT +12) Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:45 am (GMT +12)

Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 331 km depth

27 May 13:49 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
27 May 13:50: Magnitude recalculated from 2.4 to 3.9. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 116.6 to 330.6 km (from 72 to 205 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 432 km (268 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeMay 27, 2022 13:45:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenterSaturday, May 28, 2022 at 1:45 am (GMT +12)
Depth330.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude33.21547°S / 179.98726°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode33.215°N / 0.013°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoVolcano W (170 km / 106 mi)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeScattered Clouds 14.7°C (58 F), humidity: 68%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from S
Estimated seismic energy released4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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3.9331 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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