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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 15 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Monday, 15 February 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Monday, 15 February 2016
Feb 15 19:55: Magnitude recalculated from 5.5 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 150.8 to 33.0 km.
Feb 15 20:15: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 6.1.
Feb 15 20:20: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Monday, 15 February 2016 19:28 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.9941°S / 165.0366°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Antipodes Island (986 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 6.3*10^13 J (17.5 GWh / 15080 tons of TNT / 0.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 15 Feb 2016
Mon, 15 Feb 19:28 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km AUCKLAND ISLANDS, N.Z. REGIONEMSC
Mon, 15 Feb 19:28 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km- 219km NW of Auckland Island, New ZealandUSGS
Mon, 15 Feb 19:28 UTCM 6.3Auckland Islands Region, New ZealandGeoAu

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Invercargill / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Very mild, I'm no geologist but we get a hit then further up the south island then north island then Mexico then Phillipines then Japan there's some definite pattern going on here. But life goes on.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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