The following preliminary information is available for this earthquake:
DATE : 3 July 2012
ORIGIN TIME : 10:36 16s UTC
LAT/LONG : 39.96° South / 173.71° East
DEPTH : 230 km
MAGNITUDE : 6.2 Mw
LOCALITY : Offshore North Island, New Zealand, approx 170km NW of Wellington, NZ.
No reports of damage or casualties have been received at this time.