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Light mag. 4.9 earthquake - New Zealand on Saturday, 11 March 2017

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake  - New Zealand on Saturday, 11 March 2017
Mar 11 06:00: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.8.
Mar 11 06:01: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.1.
Mar 11 06:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.1 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 64.5 to 29.1 km.
Date & time: Saturday, 11 March 2017 05:58 UTC
Magnitude: 4.9
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.1514°S / 172.8352°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (334 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.4*10^12 J (392 MWh / 338 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Sat, 11 Mar 2017
Sat, 11 Mar 05:58 UTCM 4.4 / 50.2 km- 73km WNW of Kaikoura, New ZealandUSGS
Sat, 11 Mar 05:58 UTCM 4.4 / 50 kmSOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALANDEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Kaiteriteri (125.3 km N from epicenter) [Map] / not felt(via app)
Blenheim (115.1 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Light shake (via app)

 

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