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Major mag. 7.2 earthquake - 7.2 OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z. on Thursday, 1 September 2016

Update Thu 01 Sep 2016 18:06
No significant tsunami was generated by the quake.

Tectonic summary (USGS) (read more)

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake - OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z. on Thursday, 1 September 2016

Major mag. 7.0 earthquake  - OFF E. COAST OF N. ISLAND, N.Z. on Thursday, 1 September 2016
Sep 1 16:48: Magnitude recalculated from 7.2 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.0 to 40.0 km.
Sep 1 16:59: Magnitude recalculated from 7.0 to 7.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 40.0 to 27.0 km.
Sep 1 17:18: Magnitude recalculated from 7.1 to 7.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 26.0 km.
Date & time: Thu, 1 Sep 16:37:58 UTC
Magnitude: 7.0
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.45°S / 179.24°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Tangaroa (196 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 1 Sep
Thu, 1 Sep 16:38 UTCM 7.0 / 10 kmOff E. Coast of N. Island, N.Z.[Map]GFZ
Thu, 1 Sep 16:37 UTCM 7.1 / 19 km- 166km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand[Map]USGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
(2618.9 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking) (via app)
Wellington (New Zealand) (574 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Shaking lasted for approximately a minute (via EMSC)
North Shore, Auckland (408.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): The house was creaking and I thought someone was moving my bed before I realised it was an earthquake.
Hamilton (351.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Gisborne (169.7 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke up of shaking
Tauranga (New Zealand) (273 km W from epicenter)(no details): Felt earthquake approx. 4.40a.m. It woke me up. (via EMSC)
Te puke (255.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Whangaparaoa (New Zealand) (410 km W from epicenter)(no details): No noise just felt the bed shaking for about 10 seconds (via EMSC)
Auckland (New Zealand) (403 km W from epicenter)(no details): I was in bad but i wake up by earthquake also feel shakes my bad (via EMSC)
Auckland (New Zealand) (403 km W from epicenter)(no details): The bed moved as though someone was gently pushing it up from underneath several times twice within a minute (via EMSC)
Hamilton (New Zealand) (352 km W from epicenter)(no details): Mild vibration only (via EMSC)
Tauranga (New Zealand) (273 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke up with the bed shaking. Head board rattling. (via EMSC)
Wainuiata (561.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke up because my caravan was shaking.
Whakamarama, NW of Tauranga / MMI III (Weak shaking): Woke me; bed was swaying, house creaking, seemed to last quite a long time ( 40 - 50 secs).
Tauranga South / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Kaiapoi, Canterbury (863.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): A noticeable shaking lasting at least 30 seconds. House creaked, keyboard and bed creaked, water sloshed a bit in bottle. (via app)
Kaukapakapa (429 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Thought my husband was shaking the bed but the house house was rattling and car and house alarms went off down the street
Tauranga (276.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Papamoa (257.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Blinds shaking and house creaking
Auckland (New Zealand) (407 km W from epicenter)(no details): Woke up because the windows were rattling (via EMSC)
Whangamata (New Zealand) (303 km W from epicenter)(no details): Bed was shaking and heard cups rating in cupboards (via EMSC)
Papamoa (New Zealand) (265 km W from epicenter)(no details): Very scary, house was wrocking and lights swinging (via EMSC)
(415.8 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Gisborne (185.4 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(171.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking) (via app)
Wellington (574.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): sheit woke me the fuck up dayum
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 30 Nov
Wed, 30 Nov 07:56 UTCM 2.8 / 81.9 km - [info]White Island (18 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 30 Nov 10:38 UTCM 2.8 / 40.6 km - [info]White Island (99 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 30 Nov 13:02 UTCM 3.6 / 69.7 km - [info]White Island (53 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 30 Nov 22:21 UTCM 2.6 / 62.2 km - [info] (55 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 1 Dec
Thu, 1 Dec 01:16 UTCM 2.8 / 30.3 km - [info]White Island (102 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 1 Dec 17:37 UTCM 2.8 / 25.2 km - [info] (137 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 1 Dec 23:31 UTCM 2.7 / 55.6 km - [info] (65 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 2 Dec
Fri, 2 Dec 13:36 UTCM 3.1 / 29.8 km - [info] (144 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 2 Dec 13:39 UTCM 3.2 / 29.8 km - [info] (142 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 3 Dec
Sat, 3 Dec 01:56 UTCM 3.0 / 35.5 km - [info] (97 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 3 Dec 14:14 UTCM 2.9 / 49.1 km - [info] (73 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 3 Dec 14:17 UTCM 3.0 / 5.9 km - [info] (100 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 5 Dec
Mon, 5 Dec 00:48 UTCM 3.1 / 114.6 km - [info]Clark (12 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 5 Dec 08:33 UTCM 2.6 / 47.2 km - [info] (95 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 5 Dec 14:00 UTCM 2.8 / 35.5 km - [info] (156 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec (7 earthquakes)
Tue, 6 Dec 03:02 UTCM 2.8 / 22.8 km - [info] (107 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 11:33 UTCM 2.7 / 35.9 km - [info] (147 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 13:19 UTCM 3.2 / 35.9 km - [info] (139 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 13:36 UTCM 2.7 / 35.9 km - [info] (156 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 13:37 UTCM 2.7 / 30.3 km - [info] (118 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 20:27 UTCM 2.9 / 44.4 km - [info] (100 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 6 Dec 20:37 UTCM 2.7 / 30.3 km - [info] (105 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec (10 earthquakes)
Wed, 7 Dec 03:13 UTCM 2.7 / 41.6 km - [info] (122 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 03:42 UTCM 3.4 / 35.9 km - [info] (121 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 03:48 UTCM 2.6 / 39.7 km - [info] (133 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 06:18 UTCM 3.1 / 39.7 km - [info] (130 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 07:18 UTCM 2.6 / 26.6 km - [info]White Island (104 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 07:23 UTCM 2.9 / 34.1 km - [info]White Island (104 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 08:01 UTCM 2.7 / 39.7 km - [info] (135 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 13:01 UTCM 2.6 / 32.2 km - [info] (107 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 15:53 UTCM 2.8 / 65.9 km - [info]White Island (27 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 7 Dec 18:58 UTCM 3.5 / 35.9 km - [info]White Island (92 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 8 Dec
Thu, 8 Dec 05:29 UTCM 3.4 / 98.8 km - [info]White Island (19 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 8 Dec 19:27 UTCM 2.7 / 39.7 km - [info]White Island (146 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 9 Dec
Fri, 9 Dec 01:32 UTCM 2.7 / 28.4 km - [info]White Island (98 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 9 Dec 01:38 UTCM 2.6 / 63.1 km - [info]White Island (48 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 9 Dec 06:53 UTCM 2.6 / 24.7 km - [info]White Island (112 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 10 Dec
Sat, 10 Dec 05:57 UTCM 2.6 / 30.3 km - [info]White Island (103 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 10 Dec 13:07 UTCM 3.1 / 39.7 km - [info] (156 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 10 Dec 13:12 UTCM 2.9 / 37.8 km - [info]White Island (130 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 10 Dec 13:19 UTCM 2.6 / 90.3 km - [info]White Island (28 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 10 Dec 22:46 UTCM 4.2 / 39.2 km - [info]White Island (93 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 11 Dec
Sun, 11 Dec 00:01 UTCM 3.5 / 43.4 km - [info]White Island (94 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 11 Dec 01:22 UTCM 2.6 / 25.2 km - [info] (146 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 11 Dec 05:58 UTCM 2.7 / 26.1 km - [info] (148 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 12 Dec
Mon, 12 Dec 15:03 UTCM 2.8 / 5.2 km - [info]White Island (86 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 12 Dec 21:57 UTCM 2.8 / 25.2 km - [info]Whale Island (142 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 12 Dec 23:58 UTCM 3.0 / 37.8 km - [info]White Island (103 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 13 Dec
Tue, 13 Dec 03:50 UTCM 2.7 / 62.2 km - [info] (41 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 13 Dec 06:28 UTCM 3.7 / 40.6 km - [info] (115 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)

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