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Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 70 km southwest of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:01 pm (GMT +12) -

Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 70 km southwest of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:01 pm (GMT +12) Weak mag. 2.1 earthquake - Tasman Sea, 70 km southwest of Whanganui, New Zealand, on Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:01 pm (GMT +12)

Weak magnitude 2.1 earthquake at 5 km depth

23 Jun 10:03 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
23 Jun 10:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 16.6 to 2.9 km (from 10.3 to 1.8 mi).
23 Jun 11:15: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.9 to 5.0 km (from 1.8 to 3.1 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 0.5 km (0.3 mi) towards E.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 23, 2022 10:01:16 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Jun 23, 2022 at 10:01 pm (GMT +12)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude2.1
Depth5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude40.24682°S / 174.34236°E (Tasman Sea, New Zealand)
Antipode40.247°N / 5.658°W
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoTaranaki (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities56 km (35 mi) SSW of Patea (pop: 1,290) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
70 km (43 mi) WSW of Whanganui (pop: 40,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
73 km (45 mi) S of Hawera (pop: 11,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Levin (pop: 19,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) NW of Paraparaumu (pop: 30,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Porirua (pop: 50,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
116 km (72 mi) NNW of Upper Hutt (pop: 38,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 12.4°C (54 F), humidity: 71%, wind: 4 m/s (9 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released8.9 x 107 joules (24.8 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy
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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.15 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)

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Aug 5, 1917 15:50
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21 km
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20 km
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Jun 17, 1979 14:15
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May 26, 2020 00:34
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5.2

33 km
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102 km
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73 km
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May 11, 2016 19:55
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27 km
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138 km
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Oct 26, 2011 07:32
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5.2

108 km
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Sep 1, 2008 01:21
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5.2

51 km
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Dec 27, 2007 08:07
15 years ago
5.2

117 km
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Jan 18, 2005 08:36
17 years ago
5.2

20 km
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Aug 3, 2003 11:46
19 years ago
5.2

54 km
146km / 91mi39 km E of Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New ZealandMore
Mar 29, 2000 14:30
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5.2

33 km
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Jan 3, 1999 07:00
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62 km
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Nov 29, 1997 21:03
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104 km
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Feb 18, 1992 10:27
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5.2

151 km
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Jan 3, 1984 22:55
39 years ago
5.2

82 km
41km / 26mi106 km NW of Wellington, New ZealandMore
Oct 12, 1982 08:41
40 years ago
5.2

33 km
130km / 81mi96 km SW of New Plymouth, Taranaki, New ZealandMore
Jan 4, 1975 20:37
48 years ago
5.2

37 km
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May 29, 1973 11:10
49 years ago
5.2

53 km
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Jan 27, 2018 02:30
4 years ago
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124 km
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5 years ago
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17 km
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