International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 452359
Event time 2021-05-12 01:41:08 (UTC)
Local time 2021-05-11 13:41:08 - [It was afternoon in the affected area.]
Last update 2021-05-12 01:42:49 (UTC)
Magnitude 2
Depth 89.76 km
Class Micro
Hypocenter Medium deep
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status reviewed
Data provider GEONET (EQ)

Continent Australia - New-Zealand
Country New Zealand
Administration area Tasman
Nearest settlement Baton
Distance 7 km
Course NNW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
Tarakohe (48.58 km), Nelson (48.96 km), Collingwood (63.52 km)
Nearest airports
Nelson Airport (45.37 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the deep depth of the hypocenter, no damage is conceivable.