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Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - New Zealand on Thursday, 24 October 2019

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - New Zealand on Thursday, 24 October 2019
Date & time: Thursday, 24 October 2019 08:53 UTC
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.67413°S / 167.43916°E (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Taranaki (811 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 24 Oct 2019
Thu, 24 Oct 08:53 UTCM 5.1 / 24 kmSouth Island, New ZealandBMKG
Thu, 24 Oct 08:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGeoAu
Thu, 24 Oct 08:53 UTCM 5.0 / 10 kmSouth Island, New ZealandGFZ
Thu, 24 Oct 08:53 UTCM 4.9 / 10 kmSouth Island Of New ZealandEMSC
Thu, 24 Oct 08:53 UTCM 4.9 / 15.9 km75km NNW of Te Anau, New ZealandUSGS

"I felt it" reports:
Frankton 9300 / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Rolling shaking
Queenstown (104.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
(275.9 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Alexandra / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Queenstown / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Te Anau / MMI III (Weak shaking)
wanaka / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I just felt the building moving thought maybe a mild earthquake and found your site
queenstown queenstown / MMI III (Weak shaking)
(135.3 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)(via app)
Queenstown (106.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
(182 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Alpine fault is ready to go (via app)
Fox Glacier (New Zealand) (247 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Bed shook gently for a couple of seconds. (via EMSC)
Queenstown (New Zealand) (100 km E from epicenter)(no details): queenstown nz (via EMSC)
Te Anau (New Zealand) (70 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Strong (via EMSC)


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