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Débil terremoto magnitud 2.6 - 62 km E of New Plymouth, New Zealand martes, 15 sep. 2020

Débil terremoto magnitud 2.6 - 62 km E of New Plymouth, New Zealand martes, 15 sep. 2020
15 Sep 08:30 UTC: Primero en informar: GEONET (NZ) después de 4 minutos.
15 Sep 08:40: Magnitud recalculada de 2.9 a 2.6. Profundidad recalculada de 204.9 a 205.6 km (de 127 a 128 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 6.3 km (3.9 mi) al E.
Fecha & hora: martes, 15 septiembre 2020 08:26 UTC
Magnitud: 2.6
Profundidad: 205.6 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 39,08664°S / 174,79826°E (New Zealand)
Volcán mas cercano: Taranaki (61 km / 38 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km al SW de Ohura (pop: 200)
37 km al SE de Urenui (pop: 400)
49 km al E de Waitara (pop: 6,300)
151 km al SW de Hamilton (pop: 152,600)
157 km al NW de Palmerston North (pop: 76,000)
196 km al SW de Tauranga (pop: 110,300)
Fuente primaria de datos: GEONET (NZ)
Energía liberada estimada: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0,12 tons of TNT) [aprende más]
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Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadUbicaciónFuente
Tue, 15 Sep 08:26 UTCM 2.6 / 205.6 km62 km E of New Plymouth, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.6, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
Tauranga / Very weak shaking (MMI II)

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Débil terremoto magnitud 2.6 - 62 km E of New Plymouth, New Zealand martes, 15 sep. 2020

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