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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Sunday, 13 November 2016

Strong mag. 6.0 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 2 hours 28 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Sunday, 13 November 2016
Nov 13 14:05: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 25.2 km.
Date & time: Sunday, 13 November 2016 13:31 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 25.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.2606°S / 173.6596°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (333 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
Sun, 13 Nov 2016
Sun, 13 Nov 13:31 UTCM 6.2 / 15 km SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC
Sun, 13 Nov 13:31 UTCM 6.2 / 8.3 km- 12km N of Kaikoura, New ZealandUSGS

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"I felt it" reports:
Auckland (607.8 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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