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Mag.  Moderate Earthquake 4.0 - South Pacific Ocean, 211 km northeast of Gisborne, New Zealand, on Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 13:54 (GMT +12)

Medium earthquake with magnitude 4.0 at a depth of 12 km

Mar 6 01:57 UTC: First to report: GEONET (NZ) after 4 minutes.
6 Mar 01:58: Magnitude is recalculated from 3.5 to 4.0. The depth of the hypocenter was recalculated from 39.7 to 12.0 km (from 25 to 7.5 miles). Epicenter location corrected 108 km (67 miles) towards ENE.

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Date & Time: 6 Mar 2021 01:54:25 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: Saturday, 6 Mar 2021 13:54 (GMT +12)
Quantity: 4
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.50958 ° S / 179.92162 ° E (
South Pacific Ocean, New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (214 km / 133 miles)
Nearest cities:
146 km (91 mi) ENE from Ruatoria (pop: 897) -> See the closest earthquake!
211 km (131 mi) East of Gisborne (pop: 34,300) -> See the closest earthquake!
263 km (163 mi) to the east Whakatane (pop: 18,600) -> See the closest earthquake!
330 km (205 mi) ENE from Rotorua (pop: 65,900) -> See the closest earthquake!
330 km (205 mi) ENE from Rotorua (pop: 65,900) -> See the closest earthquake!
331 km (206 miles) east Tauranga (pop: 110,300) -> See the closest earthquake!
342 km (213 miles) East of Napier City (pop: 56,800) -> See the closest earthquake!
410 km (254 mi) east of Hamilton (pop: 152,600) -> See the closest earthquake!
463 km (288 mi) east of Auckland (pop: 417,900) -> See the closest earthquake!
610 km (379 miles) East of Wellington (pop: 381,900) -> See the closest earthquake!

Weather at the epicenter during an earthquake:
Cloudy sky 20.6 ° C (69 F), humidity: 79%, wind: 8 m / s (16 kts) from NNW

Primary data sources: GEONET (NZ) (Earthquake and Geological Survey Commission, New Zealand)
Approximate energy released: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tonnes of TNT) More info

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The size Depth Location Source
M 4.0 12 km New Zealand GEONET (NZ)

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