Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:52 pm (GMT +12) -

Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:52 pm (GMT +12) Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:52 pm (GMT +12)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 279 km depth

23 Jun 08:55 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 3 minutes.
23 Jun 08:56: Now using data updates from GEONET (NZ)
23 Jun 08:59: Magnitude recalculated from 3.9 to 4.0. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 351.9 to 279.4 km (from 219 to 174 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 32 km (20 mi) towards NNE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 23, 2022 08:52:25 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 8:52 pm (GMT +12)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude4
Depth279.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude32.44792°S / 179.5108°W (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode32.448°N / 0.489°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoVolcano W (73 km / 45 mi)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 16.3°C (61 F), humidity: 67%, wind: 5 m/s (11 kts) from SE
Estimated seismic energy released6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.0279 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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