International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis


Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256005
Event time 2020-09-03 10:12:59 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-02 22:12:59 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 11:17:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 5.2
Depth 61 km
Class Moderate
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 5
Possible effects Almost everyone feels movement. Sleeping people are awakened. Doors swing open or close. Dishes are broken. Pictures on the wall move. Small objects move or are turned over. Trees might shake. Liquids might spill out of open containers.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Location
Continent Australia - New-Zealand
Country New Zealand
Administration area Tasman
Nearest settlement Lake Rotoroa
Distance 5 km
Course ESE
Surface type underground quake



Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis