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Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake - New Zealand on Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Moderate mag. 5.3 earthquake  - New Zealand on Wednesday, 30 October 2019
Oct 30 16:50: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 143.3 to 0.0 km.
Oct 30 16:54: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 5.3.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.0 to 33.0 km.
Date & time: Wednesday, 30 October 2019 16:44 UTC
Magnitude: 5.3
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.6366°S / 176.70508°W (New Zealand)
Nearest volcano: Macauley Island (113 km)
Primary data source: GEONET (NZ)
Estimated released energy: 5.6*10^12 J (1.56 GWh / 1344 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
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"I felt it" reports:
Ballito, Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa / MMI IV (Light shaking): Slight shudder.
Anaheim, ca / MMI II (Very weak shaking): 2am. Felt a small light movement

 

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