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Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 4 September 2019

Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake  - New Zealand on Wednesday, 4 September 2019
Sep 4 07:08: Magnitude recalculated from 5.0 to 5.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 2.6 to 5.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 4 September 2019 07:02 UTC
Magnitude: 5.2
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.8513°S / 175.90596°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taupo (8 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 4*10^12 J (1.11 GWh / 951 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 4 Sep 2019
Wed, 4 Sep 07:02 UTCM 4.8 / 10 kmNorth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Wed, 4 Sep 07:02 UTCM 5.1 / 5 kmNorth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
Wed, 4 Sep 07:02 UTCM 4.8 / 53 kmNorth Island, New ZealandBMKG
Wed, 4 Sep 07:02 UTCM 5.1 / 10 km14km WSW of Taupo, New ZealandUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Hamilton (128.7 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Napier (111.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking) (via app)
Motouapa Turangi / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Some ornaments came off shelves. Broken glasses etc. some sharp jolts
(112.3 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Steady swaying motion for about 10 - 15 seconds (via app)
(11.3 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): First earthquake I've felt at in laws, i thought it was a truck he knew it was a quake, we were outside on a patio area
Taumarunui (52.8 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Taupo / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mapiu / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Heard fireplace rattling first then felt slight wobble.
turangi / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
(161.4 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Waitara, Taranaki (141.4 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(25 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(24.8 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(51.5 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(170.1 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
New Plymouth (New Zealand) (160 km W from epicenter)(no details): No (via EMSC)
Taumarunui (New Zealand) (56 km W from epicenter)(no details): First a big jolt, then gentle swaying for several minutes (via EMSC)
Taupo (New Zealand) (23 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Very strong (via EMSC)
Turangi (New Zealand) (18 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very strong (via EMSC)

 

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