Moderate 4.7 quake hits near Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand
Sat, 27 Feb 2021, 12:0212:02 PM | AUTORE: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 occurred only 8 minutes ago 37 km southwest of Taupo, New Zealand, New Zealand's Earthquake Commission and Geological Survey (GeoNet) reported.
4.7 quake 28 Feb 12:42 am (GMT +13)
The quake hit at an intermediate depth of 112.9 km beneath the epicenter near Taupo, Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand, after midnight on Sunday 28 February 2021 at 12:42 am local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.4 earthquake.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Turangi (pop. 3,400) located 26 km from the epicenter, Taupo (pop. 22,500) 37 km away, Tokoroa (pop. 14,300) 63 km away, Rotorua (pop. 65,900) 87 km away, Rotorua (pop. 65,900) 87 km away, Hamilton (pop. 152,600) 116 km away, and Hamilton (pop. 152,600) 116 km away.
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Data & ora: 28 Feb 2021 12:42 am (GMT +13) local time (27 Feb 2021 11:42 GMT)
Profondità: 112.9 km
Epicentro latitudine / longitudine: 38.78°S / 175.68°E (Taupo District, Waikato, New Zealand)
Fonte dati primaria: GEONET (NZ)
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