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Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 12:06 am (GMT +13) -

Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 12:06 am (GMT +13) Minor mag. 2.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, on Monday, Oct 3, 2022 at 12:06 am (GMT +13)

Minor magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 152 km depth

2 Oct 11:08 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 2 minutes.
2 Oct 11:09: Magnitude recalculated from 1.3 to 2.6. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 58.4 to 152.3 km (from 36 to 95 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 109 km (68 mi) towards N.

Earthquake details

Date & timeOct 2, 2022 11:06:32 UTC -
Local time at epicenterMonday, Oct 3, 2022 at 12:06 am (GMT +13)
Depth152.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude36.64563°S / 177.64°E (South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Antipode36.646°N / 2.36°W
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoClark (28 km / 17 mi)
Nearby towns and cities572 km (356 mi) NNE of Wellington (pop: 381,900) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 15.5°C (60 F), humidity: 93%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
2.6152 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
2.7153 kmNew Zealand: Off E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z.RaspberryShake

User reports for this quake

At magnitude 2.6, 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.
There are no user reports for this quake.

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