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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Sunday, 13 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Sunday, 13 November 2016

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.9 quake: South Island, New Zealand on Sun, 13 Nov 11h02, which had occurred 50 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - New Zealand on Sunday, 13 November 2016
Nov 13 12:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.2 to 29.8 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 29.8 to 31.7 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 November 2016 11:52 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 31.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.1962°S / 173.6262°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (326 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sun, 13 Nov 2016
Sun, 13 Nov 11:52 UTCM 6.1 / 16 km- 23km NNW of Kaikoura, New ZealandUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Waipara (118.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking)(via app)
Dunedin (478.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Barely perceptible shaking of bed. Would not have noticed if had not been primed by previous stronger shaking. On upper floor of old wooden house (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource


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