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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Oct 30 02:17: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 164.8 to 144.7 km.
Oct 30 02:27: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 144.7 to 207.1 km.
Date & time: Tue, 30 Oct 02:13:41 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 207.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 39.03259°S / 175.00746°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ngauruhoe (38 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
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Tue, 30 Oct 02:13 UTCM 6.1 / 229.7 kmNorth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
Tue, 30 Oct 02:13 UTCM 6.1 / 227.3 km- 64km ESE of Waitara, New ZealandUSGS
Tue, 30 Oct 02:13 UTCM 6.0 / 222.7 kmNorth Island, New Zealand [Land: New Zealand]INGV
Tue, 30 Oct 02:13 UTCM 6.1 / 224 km NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
china / MMI IX (Violent shaking): i died during the quake my body got crushed by an transgender
CHRISTCHURCH / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
CHRISTCHURCH (550 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Sideways movement, house structure noise. A bit scary.
(164.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): 1st wave small.like truck going past.2nd wave differently a quake and ready to move if it got worse.lot of noise and swaying.things rattled.
Gisborne / MMI VI (Strong shaking): It was scary it was really long and seemed to stop midway the it shock really strong after
Auckland (244.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
(40.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(171.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Wanganui (98.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): A quick jolt and a wee wobble for a few seconds after
Gisborne (261.6 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(136.6 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Christchurch (553.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): laying on couch, felt earth movement for only 1 second and really weak
Onerua (250.5 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Wellington / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(168 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Wellington at the Embassy theater (261.5 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): was more of a rolling wave feeling lasted at least a minute then a smaller shorter roll after.
feilding / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
christchurch / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(243.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): A few things fell from shelves at work. Hanging items swung significantly. Felt strongly first a jolt then a rolling motion that lasted some time (via app)
Marton / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(159.7 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Christchurch (534.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmerston North (159.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Napier / MMI VI (Strong shaking): All around me started to shaking
NewPlymouth / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Enough to make you brace against loosing balance bird bath slopping over.
Pohara (269.1 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Christchurch / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(542.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Palmerston north (205.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
National Park Village / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(251.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
wellington / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
gisborne / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(286.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(286.9 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Mapua (306.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Akaroa / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Light shaking for 5 seconds. Akaroa.
Tawera whakatane (195 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Quite a wobble for a few seconds (via app)
NEW PLYMOUTH (117.3 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
nelson / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(320.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
910/46 Nairn Street, Mount Cook, Wellington / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Martinborough (446.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Wanganui (101.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Standing outsde bbq lunch quite noticable swaying. Duck sitting on eggs came off nest. (via app)
(295.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Hastings (172 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
whanganui / MMI V (Moderate shaking): went for a long time big rolling follow by a decent shake
Waitara, Taranaki (65.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Went on for much longer than others felt in the past excluding the big Christchurch one. Sideways movement east to west. (via app)
Masterton 67 Cole street / MMI IV (Light shaking): One jolt then longer jolt
New plymouth / MMI IV (Light shaking): Cats noticed it before the shaking started
(530.6 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Christchurch, Addington / MMI IV (Light shaking): My work desk was wobbling as was the chair I was sitting on. But no damage reported in workplace.
(170.2 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Christchurch (555.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(286.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(531.2 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Good strong (but gentle) shake, lasted about a minute. (via app)
(254.7 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Blenheim / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mangatoro (172.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): It says here 6.7 (via app)
Cashmere (542.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
porirua (232.4 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Way very long (via app)
(232.2 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(241.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
Christchurch (539 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
(541.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(27.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Christchurch Rutherford Building (541 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(530.5 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Nelson / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(194.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Quite a wobble (via app)
Palmerston North / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nelson Airport (294.3 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(555.8 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Christchurch (536.7 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Rocked sideways in my chair (via app)
(231.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(536.4 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Quick jolt and shaking for roughly 1min after. (via app)
Palmerston North (159.6 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Wave hit and then shaking subsided after about 8-12 seconds. (via app)
New Plymouth / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston North / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Rangiora (515.9 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Masterton / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Willis village wellington (251.8 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
(173.4 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking): Very long and strong (via app)
Swannanoa (New Zealand) (523 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Felt in Christchurch CBD our building felt as if it was rolling from side to side and for about a min or so (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (423 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Began with a distant increasing rumble like an aeroplane. Then strong and jerky shaking for about 20 seconds. We ran outside. Everyone felt it except those driving. (via EMSC)
The Pines Beach (New Zealand) (516 km S from epicenter)(no details): Not nice (via EMSC)
Nelson (New Zealand) (289 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Good shake. Two in a row a short string one and a second a bit less but longer (via EMSC)
Blenheim (New Zealand) (286 km S from epicenter)(no details): Light shaking in Blenheim. (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (278 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Dog picked it up before us,shook for some time after. (via EMSC)
Gisborne (New Zealand) (269 km E from epicenter)(no details): Se sintió por 3 o 4 segundos (via EMSC)
Wellington (New Zealand) (248 km S from epicenter)(no details): Felt like being on a train when it crosses tracks.. want to scary (via EMSC)
Paraparaumu North (New Zealand) (205 km S from epicenter)(no details): It was a good shake/jolt followed by shakingthat went on for about 20 seconds or so. Lights swung, the windows rattled...it was obvious it was an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Havelock North (New Zealand) (176 km E from epicenter)(no details): good shake from two directions in Hastings (via EMSC)
Napier (New Zealand) (172 km E from epicenter)(no details): It was very short one. I felt only two shakes. (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (543 km S from epicenter)(no details): laster d about 20 seconds. Sideways movement. Hanging baskets and light fittings got a good swing on. (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (332 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Geonet has it at 6.7 mag. Felt one also at 12.45pm but not recorded at all? (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (318 km S from epicenter)(no details): two shakes one after another in quick succession. A very good shake with approx 10 seconds in total duration. (via EMSC)
Wellington (New Zealand) (248 km S from epicenter)(no details): Never felt an earthquake before but the whole house shook - felt the shaking and it was clearly audible. A dish fell of the rack. Lasted for about 5 seconds. (via EMSC)
Wellington (New Zealand) (245 km S from epicenter)(no details): A first jolt and then a second stronger an long (via EMSC)
Napier (New Zealand) (172 km E from epicenter)(no details): Short but quiet strong one (via EMSC)
Whanganui (New Zealand) (96 km S from epicenter)(no details): Ressenti je crois jusqu’à Whanganui (via EMSC)
(New Zealand) (91 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Good strong shake for about 10 seconds. Made the walls creak a bit! (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Sat, 1 Dec 2018
Sat, 1 Dec 01:12 UTCM 2.9 / 140.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 1 Dec 06:00 UTCM 2.6 / 110.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 1 Dec 13:36 UTCM 2.8 / 120.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 1 Dec 14:10 UTCM 4.0 / 149.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 1 Dec 23:28 UTCM 2.6 / 100.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 2 Dec 2018
Sun, 2 Dec 11:17 UTCM 2.6 / 149.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 3 Dec 2018
Mon, 3 Dec 21:10 UTCM 3.7 / 26.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 4 Dec 2018
Tue, 4 Dec 01:47 UTCM 2.6 / 38 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 4 Dec 03:54 UTCM 2.9 / 24.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 5 Dec 2018
Wed, 5 Dec 04:18 UTCM 3.3 / 78.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 5 Dec 05:06 UTCM 2.9 / 82.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 6 Dec 2018
Thu, 6 Dec 17:20 UTCM 2.8 / 40.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 6 Dec 23:31 UTCM 2.9 / 40.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 7 Dec 2018
Fri, 7 Dec 07:07 UTCM 2.9 / 48.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 7 Dec 22:52 UTCM 3.1 / 9.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 7 Dec 23:06 UTCM 3.9 / 21.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 8 Dec 2018
Sat, 8 Dec 05:09 UTCM 2.7 / 95.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 10 Dec 2018
Mon, 10 Dec 10:04 UTCM 3.2 / 89.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 10 Dec 14:52 UTCM 3.3 / 149.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 10 Dec 15:41 UTCM 2.7 / 144.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 10 Dec 22:46 UTCM 3.5 / 99.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 11 Dec 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 21:49 UTCM 2.6 / 24.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 12 Dec 2018
Wed, 12 Dec 21:27 UTCM 2.9 / 145.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 13 Dec 2018
Thu, 13 Dec 03:39 UTCM 3.0 / 21.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 (6 earthquakes)
Fri, 14 Dec 01:58 UTCM 2.8 / 48.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 05:12 UTCM 2.6 / 39.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 05:14 UTCM 2.8 / 5.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 08:06 UTCM 2.9 / 10.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 15:45 UTCM 3.0 / 24.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 14 Dec 23:55 UTCM 2.8 / 115.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 15 Dec 2018
Sat, 15 Dec 08:56 UTCM 3.0 / 36.5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Dec 2018
Sun, 16 Dec 09:50 UTCM 2.7 / 75.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Dec 12:28 UTCM 2.7 / 136.3 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 16 Dec 18:12 UTCM 2.6 / 130.6 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 17 Dec 2018
Mon, 17 Dec 01:11 UTCM 3.5 / 9.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 17 Dec 01:11 UTCM 2.6 / 6.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 17 Dec 23:27 UTCM 2.6 / 5 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 18 Dec 2018
Tue, 18 Dec 14:14 UTCM 2.8 / 127.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 18 Dec 20:41 UTCM 2.7 / 49.1 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 18 Dec 23:08 UTCM 2.8 / 68.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 19 Dec 2018
Wed, 19 Dec 17:40 UTCM 2.6 / 141.9 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 19 Dec 18:05 UTCM 2.7 / 146.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 20 Dec 2018
Thu, 20 Dec 12:16 UTCM 3.0 / 140.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 21 Dec 2018
Fri, 21 Dec 08:47 UTCM 3.0 / 74.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 21 Dec 10:53 UTCM 2.6 / 38.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 22 Dec 2018
Sat, 22 Dec 03:21 UTCM 2.7 / 142.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 23 Dec 2018
Sun, 23 Dec 17:08 UTCM 3.1 / 43.4 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 23 Dec 23:12 UTCM 3.1 / 143.8 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 24 Dec 2018
Mon, 24 Dec 00:18 UTCM 2.9 / 130.2 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 24 Dec 11:57 UTCM 2.7 / 149.7 km - [info]New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)

 

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