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Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 520 km northeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 at 8:41 am (GMT +13) -

Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 520 km northeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 at 8:41 am (GMT +13) Weak mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 520 km northeast of Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand, on Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022 at 8:41 am (GMT +13)

Weak magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 100 km depth

29 Nov 19:45 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
29 Nov 19:46: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 3.8. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 158.8 to 119.7 km (from 99 to 74 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 472 km (293 mi) towards NE.
29 Nov 19:57: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 119.7 to 100.0 km (from 74 to 62 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 49 km (30 mi) towards ESE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeNov 29, 2022 19:41:21 UTC -
Local time at epicenterWednesday, Nov 30, 2022 at 8:41 am (GMT +13)
StatusConfirmed
Magnitude3.8
Depth100.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude35.12177°S / 179.94209°W
Antipode35.122°N / 0.058°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt0 reports
Primary data sourceGEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Nearest volcanoBrothers (94 km / 58 mi)
Nearby towns and cities
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeLight Rain 17.7°C (64 F), humidity: 94%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NW
Estimated seismic energy released3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 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.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.8100 kmNew ZealandGEONET (NZ)
3.8120 kmNew Zealand: South of Kermadec IslandsRaspberryShake
3.8120 kmNew Zealand: 3.8 SOUTH OF KERMADEC ISLANDSEMSC

User reports for this quake

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