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Light mag. 4.7 earthquake - 4.7 NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Light mag. 4.7 earthquake  - 4.7  NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Date & time: Wed, 16 May 00:03:46 UTC
Magnitude: 4.7
Depth: 149.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.47°S / 175.91°E [Map]
Nearest volcano: Maroa (16 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Blenheim / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 16 May
Wed, 16 May 00:49 UTCM 2.6 / 44.8 km - [info]Whale Island (23 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 16 May 08:14 UTCM 2.6 / 131.6 km - [info]Whale Island (20 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 16 May 09:21 UTCM 2.6 / 6.5 km - [info]Reporoa (14 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May (7 earthquakes)
Thu, 17 May 01:56 UTCM 2.7 / 117.5 km - [info] (37 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 06:21 UTCM 2.9 / 131.6 km - [info]Maroa (16 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 16:51 UTCM 3.0 / 142.8 km - [info] (38 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 16:51 UTCM 3.0 / 142.8 km - [info] (38 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 18:28 UTCM 3.3 / 5.5 km - [info] (96 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 21:44 UTCM 3.5 / 52.8 km - [info] (52 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 17 May 21:46 UTCM 4.4 / 22.8 km - [info] (53 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May (7 earthquakes)
Fri, 18 May 01:47 UTCM 4.2 / 5.5 km - [info] (91 km)New Zealand[Map]GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 04:32 UTCM 3.6 / 143.3 km - [info]Maroa (7 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 04:52 UTCM 3.0 / 65.9 km - [info] (66 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 04:54 UTCM 2.9 / 5.9 km - [info] (33 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 04:54 UTCM 4.0 / 5.9 km - [info] (82 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 13:52 UTCM 3.4 / 40.2 km - [info] (88 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Fri, 18 May 19:18 UTCM 2.9 / 106.7 km - [info]Rotorua (17 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 19 May
Sat, 19 May 06:18 UTCM 2.6 / 9.6 km - [info] (33 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 19 May 13:45 UTCM 3.0 / 39.9 km - [info] (79 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sat, 19 May 20:37 UTCM 3.3 / 117 km - [info]White Island (9 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Sun, 20 May
Sun, 20 May 20:34 UTCM 3.1 / 69.9 km - [info]Okataina (Tarawera) (25 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 21 May
Mon, 21 May 11:30 UTCM 2.7 / 9.9 km - [info] (57 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Mon, 21 May 19:19 UTCM 3.0 / 149.4 km - [info] (51 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 22 May
Tue, 22 May 09:39 UTCM 2.7 / 96.9 km - [info]Tongariro (29 km) - North Island, New ZealandNew Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 22 May 09:45 UTCM 3.8 / 58.4 km - [info] (62 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 22 May 18:26 UTCM 2.7 / 21.2 km - [info] (139 km)New Zealand
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Tue, 22 May 19:35 UTCM 3.3 / 97.8 km - [info] (32 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Wed, 23 May
Wed, 23 May 01:39 UTCM 3.2 / 122.2 km - [info]Whale Island (17 km) - New ZealandNew Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 24 May
Thu, 24 May 02:27 UTCM 2.6 / 5.5 km - [info]White Island (16 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)
Thu, 24 May 23:19 UTCM 3.0 / 21.2 km - [info] (33 km)New Zealand
I FELT IT
[Map]
GEONET (NZ)

 

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