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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Jan 23 07:12: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 6.0.
Date & time: Wednesday, 23 January 2019 07:08 UTC
Magnitude: 6.0
Depth: 32.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 37.96547°S / 178.24026°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: White Island (106 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
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"I felt it" reports:
42 Carrington st, Lower Vogeltown, New Plymouth / MMI IV (Light shaking): Small rattling of the house. At first I thought it might be a large vehicle going up the road. Lasted about 20 seconds
TE Horo Beach / MMI III (Weak shaking): Wobbly for about 10seconds indoors,bed shaking In the batch we just heard rumbling - like a goat or calf running on the deck
Christchurch / not felt
new plymouth / MMI II (Very weak shaking): short gentle rock that last 5 seconds
Greytown / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Nelson nz / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Tongarira national park. (274.2 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Resting on bed, shaking felt for approx 6 seconds.
ELTHAM / MMI IV (Light shaking)


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