Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 115 km northeast of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 12:43 am (GMT +12) -

Mag. 2.7 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 115 km northeast of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 12:43 am (GMT +12)

Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 5 km depth

29 Oct 12:46 UTC: Premier à signaler: GEONET (NZ) après 3 minutes.
29 Oct 13:09: Emplacement de l'épicentre corrigé de 2.1 km (1.3 mi) au S.
Date & time: 29 Oct 2020 12:43:37 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: 30 Oct 12:43 am (GMT +12)
Magnitude: 2.7
Profondeur: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.97211°S / 178.94508°E (South Pacific Ocean, Nouvelle-Zélande)
Volcan le plus près: Tangaroa (108 km / 67 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
115 km NNE de Ruatoria (Gisborne) (pop: 897) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
141 km NNE de Tokomaru (Gisborne) (pop: 495) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
165 km NNE de Tolaga Bay (Gisborne) (pop: 932) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
186 km NE de Opotiki (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 4,040) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
204 km NNE de Gisborne (pop: 34,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
205 km ENE de Whakatane (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 18,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
218 km ENE de Edgecumbe (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 1,640) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
234 km ENE de Kawerau (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 6,700) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
258 km NE de Murupara (Bay of Plenty) (pop: 1,880) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
600 km NE de Wellington (pop: 381,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
86 km NNE de East Island --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 16.2°C (61 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 4 m/s (8 kts) from WNW
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey, New Zealand)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 2.75 km115 Km NNE of Ruatoria, New ZealandGEONET (NZ)

User reports for this quake

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At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
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Mag. 2.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 115 km northeast of Ruatoria, Gisborne District, New Zealand, on 30 Oct 12:43 am (GMT +12)
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