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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - New Zealand on Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - New Zealand on Tuesday, 23 April 2019
Apr 23 16:39: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 5.0.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 30.1 to 43.0 km.
Apr 23 16:40: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 4.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.0 to 25.2 km.
Apr 23 16:44: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.2 to 24.8 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 24.8 to 24.6 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 23 April 2019 16:37 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 24.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.25984°S / 175.96667°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Ruapehu (118 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 23 Apr 2019
Tue, 23 Apr 16:37 UTCM 4.4 / 35 km33km E of Palmerston North, New ZealandUSGS
Tue, 23 Apr 16:37 UTCM 4.4 / 35 kmNorth Island Of New ZealandEMSC

"I felt it" reports:
(34.1 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)(via app)
3 Cobham Way Feilding / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Palmerston North (35.6 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
rotorua central (237.2 km N from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)(via app)
Palmerston North (31.7 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Sharp jolt
Mangaweka (283.3 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking)(via app)
Palmerston north / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(85.8 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Hokowhitu, Palmerston North, New Zealand / MMI III (Weak shaking): Felt house doors, windows,& curtain movements & ratlings, as if a huge truck passing around our house for about a minute,
(89.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): I was sleeping and it woke me up
Wanganui (83.6 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Woke me up, and woke up pet bird (via app)
Palmerston North / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Palmerston North (New Zealand) (34 km W from epicenter)(no details): Palmerston North, woke me up, briefly shook the bed sideways (via EMSC)

 

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