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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 7 December 2017

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 7 December 2017
Dec 7 08:33: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 91.7 to 96.4 km.
Dec 7 08:35: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 96.4 to 98.3 km.
Dec 7 08:47: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 98.3 to 74.5 km.
Date & time: Thu, 7 Dec 08:30:16 UTC
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 74.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 41.4181°S / 173.4068°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (244 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 7 Dec
Thu, 7 Dec 08:30 UTCM 4.6 / 100 km4.6 SOUTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND[Map]EMSC
Thu, 7 Dec 08:30 UTCM 4.3 / 89.6 km- 17km SSE of Nelson, New Zealand[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(512.3 km NNE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Wellington / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Nelson (17.4 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight wobble then shap bang, like a door slamming in a gust of wind (via app)
Nelson / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Blenheim (47.5 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VII (Very strong shaking): Heard it coming then very strong shake of the house. Violent side to side on upper story. (via app)
Anakiwa / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Wellington / not felt
Westport / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Te Aro (115.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Short moderate shake. (via app)
Nelson (19 km NW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking) (via app)
(130.9 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking) (via app)
Upper Hutt (New Zealand) (151 km E from epicenter)(no details): Slight wobble. (via EMSC)
Nelson (New Zealand) (16 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Very short and sharp (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Thu, 7 Dec 11:46 UTCM 3.4 / 44.8 km - [info] (291 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Dec 14:44 UTCM 2.7 / 31.7 km - [info] (332 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 7 Dec 15:43 UTCM 3.5 / 22.3 km - [info] (277 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Dec
Fri, 8 Dec 20:48 UTCM 2.7 / 17.7 km - [info] (278 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Dec 23:15 UTCM 2.6 / 88.4 km - [info] (311 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 8 Dec 23:47 UTCM 2.8 / 130.6 km - [info] (170 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec (6 earthquakes)
Sat, 9 Dec 05:48 UTCM 3.1 / 10.1 km - [info] (273 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec 06:44 UTCM 4.2 / 15.5 km - [info] (332 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec 12:00 UTCM 2.6 / 32.7 km - [info] (330 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec 13:37 UTCM 2.9 / 13.4 km - [info] (268 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec 21:54 UTCM 2.6 / 22.3 km - [info] (302 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 9 Dec 23:42 UTCM 2.6 / 27 km - [info] (330 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 10 Dec
Sun, 10 Dec 12:32 UTCM 2.6 / 34.3 km - [info] (230 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 10 Dec 14:42 UTCM 2.9 / 55.2 km - [info] (250 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 11 Dec
Mon, 11 Dec 15:47 UTCM 3.1 / 14.8 km - [info] (271 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 14 Dec
Thu, 14 Dec 02:11 UTCM 2.6 / 16.5 km - [info] (266 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 14 Dec 07:44 UTCM 3.0 / 13 km - [info] (347 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 14 Dec 07:44 UTCM 4.0 / 13 km - [info] (347 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 14 Dec 14:49 UTCM 3.1 / 34.5 km - [info] (335 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Dec
Fri, 15 Dec 11:08 UTCM 2.8 / 34.5 km - [info] (338 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Dec 12:16 UTCM 2.8 / 87.5 km - [info] (329 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 15 Dec 22:02 UTCM 2.9 / 78.6 km - [info] (188 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 16 Dec
Sat, 16 Dec 02:41 UTCM 3.5 / 69.7 km - [info] (182 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 17 Dec
Sun, 17 Dec 10:55 UTCM 3.8 / 21.4 km - [info] (271 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 17 Dec 19:00 UTCM 2.8 / 20.5 km - [info] (308 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec (8 earthquakes)
Mon, 18 Dec 01:38 UTCM 3.5 / 15.8 km - [info] (276 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 01:52 UTCM 2.9 / 15.8 km - [info] (273 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 02:07 UTCM 2.8 / 14.8 km - [info] (274 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 03:48 UTCM 3.3 / 17.2 km - [info] (277 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 05:01 UTCM 3.0 / 15.8 km - [info] (269 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 22:40 UTCM 3.1 / 22.8 km - [info] (303 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 23:07 UTCM 3.2 / 16 km - [info] (275 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 18 Dec 23:13 UTCM 3.2 / 14.6 km - [info] (272 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 19 Dec
Tue, 19 Dec 06:41 UTCM 3.0 / 5.9 km - [info] (329 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 19 Dec 07:22 UTCM 2.7 / 16 km - [info] (272 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 19 Dec 17:22 UTCM 3.1 / 36.4 km - [info] (275 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 19 Dec 17:24 UTCM 2.7 / 31.7 km - [info] (268 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Dec
Wed, 20 Dec 01:52 UTCM 3.1 / 20.9 km - [info] (319 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Dec 05:04 UTCM 2.6 / 95.9 km - [info] (247 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Dec 07:40 UTCM 2.8 / 17 km - [info] (269 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Dec 18:11 UTCM 2.8 / 6.7 km - [info] (250 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 20 Dec 23:31 UTCM 2.7 / 5.5 km - [info] (322 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 21 Dec
Thu, 21 Dec 06:58 UTCM 2.7 / 29.4 km - [info] (329 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 22 Dec
Fri, 22 Dec 03:56 UTCM 2.8 / 21.4 km - [info] (341 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 22 Dec 08:39 UTCM 2.9 / 16.7 km - [info] (265 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 24 Dec
Sun, 24 Dec 19:46 UTCM 3.0 / 143.8 km - [info] (137 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Dec
Mon, 25 Dec 05:19 UTCM 2.6 / 21.4 km - [info] (337 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Dec 05:58 UTCM 2.7 / 11.1 km - [info] (277 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 25 Dec 12:46 UTCM 2.9 / 13.2 km - [info]Taranaki (274 km) - North Island, New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 26 Dec
Tue, 26 Dec 06:17 UTCM 3.8 / 24.9 km - [info] (236 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)

 

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