International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 256006
Event time 2020-09-03 11:16:52 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-02 23:16:52 - [It was night in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 11:19:06 (UTC)
Magnitude 2.2
Depth 134.71 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider GeoNet

Continent Australia - New-Zealand
Country New Zealand
Administration area Bay of Plenty
Nearest settlement Te Pu
Distance 4 km
Course NE
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Tauranga (36.20 km)
Nearest airports
Rotorua Regional Airport (18.96 km), Tauranga Airport (31.66 km)
Nearest volcanoes
Rotorua volcano (14.42 km), Kaimai volcano (17.33 km), Okataina volcano (30.40 km), Kapenga volcano (35.18 km)
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the deep depth of the hypocenter, no damage is conceivable.