5.8 magnitude earthquake 16 km from Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

1987-03-02 01:50:58 UTC

UTC time: Monday, March 02, 1987 01:50 AM
Your time: 1987-03-02T01:50:58Z
Magnitude Type: mb
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 0 people


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5.8 magnitude earthquake

1987-03-02 01:50:58 UTC at 01:50
March 02, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.817, 176.949
16.2 km from Whakatane (9.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 18 km

Aftershocks:
B

4.8 magnitude earthquake

1987-03-02 03:27:39 UTC at 03:27
March 02, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -38.1, 176.598
8.2 km from Kawerau (5.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 20 km

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5.5 magnitude earthquake

1987-03-02 07:55:08 UTC at 07:55
March 02, 1987 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at -37.912, 176.848
8.2 km from Edgecumbe (4.2 miles)

North Island Of New Zealand

Depth: 10 km