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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 - information

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Apr 16 10:00: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 5.8.
Date & time: Tuesday, 16 April 2019 09:22 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.02193°S / 178.35791°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Curtis Island (52 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^13 J (8.78 GWh / 7558 tons of TNT / 0.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 16 Apr 2019
Tue, 16 Apr 09:22 UTCM 5.4 / 10 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)GFZ
Tue, 16 Apr 09:22 UTCM 5.8Kermadec Islands, New ZealandGeoAu
Tue, 16 Apr 09:22 UTCM 5.8 / 49 kmKermadec Islands Region (New Zealand)EMSC
Tue, 16 Apr 09:22 UTCM 5.8 / 10 km33km NNW of L'Esperance Rock, New ZealandUSGS
Tue, 16 Apr 09:22 UTCM 5.2 / 52 kmKermadec Islands, New ZealandBMKG

"I felt it" reports:
Wellington / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(66.3 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Was pretty big. I hope no big ones for the mainland
Auckland / not felt: Don't know lat ,longitude my place so not aware where this event took place .have family in various towns would be good to know if they are affected
christchurch / not felt
(13351.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(46.9 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IX (Violent shaking): Twas bad nyess

 

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