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Strong mag. 6.5 earthquake - Auckland Islands, N.Z. Region on Tuesday, 11 July 2017 - information

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 11 July 2017

Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 11 July 2017
Jul 11 07:04: Magnitude recalculated from 5.3 to 6.0.
Jul 11 07:06: Magnitude recalculated from 6.0 to 6.1.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 15.3 to 9.7 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 11 July 2017 07:00 UTC
Magnitude: 6.1
Depth: 9.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.6335°S / 167.9477°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Antipodes Island (871 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 8.9*10^13 J (24.8 GWh / 21301 tons of TNT / 1.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 11 Jul 2017
Tue, 11 Jul 07:00 UTCM 6.5 / 10 kmAuckland Islands, N.Z. RegionGFZ

"I felt it" reports:
Dunedin (212 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Felt the couch moving. No photos shaking.
Dunedin / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Otautau (53.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Dunedin / MMI III (Weak shaking): Bed was shaking, witnessed clothes horse and drawer handles move back and forth
Port Chalmers (New Zealand) (590 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very little noise, but light rolly shaking that went on for over 20 seconds. My house freaked, pictures rattled on the walls and I could feel shaking in my seat and from the floor. (via EMSC)


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